Bhimsen Joshi

  • To those we said goodbye in 2011... RIP December 23, 2011

    New Delhi: They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to remember their magic and say adieu once again to some of those who left us in 2011. Bhimsen Joshi: In what was described as the...
  • Bhimsen Joshi: Voice that crossed the Vindhyas February 16, 2011

    So who can be described as the voice of India? Arguably it would have to be Lata Mangeshkar and MS Subbulakshmi. At least 70 percent Indians would have loved their voice and their singing. In the age of coalition governments that’s as good a majority as we will ever get...
  • Bhimsen Joshi remembered on birth anniversary February 4, 2011

    Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who passed away on January 24, and his works are an integral part of Indian classical music. ...
  • Lata Mangeshkar remembers Bhimsen Joshi January 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar remembers being treated like a daughter by late singing legend Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who used to call her "Bharat Ratna" after she won the prestigious honour in 2001. "After I got the award he (Bhimsen Joshi) never called me Lata. He addressed me as 'Bharat Ratna'....
  • Pandit Bhimsen Joshi: a divine miracle January 24, 2011

    Here is a look at Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's life who gave his first public performance at the age of 19. ...
  • Amjad Ali pays tribute to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Paying tribute to Pandit Bhimsem Joshi, who died on Monday, sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan described him as a "Kohinoor of the music world", and said his death marks the end of a timeless legacy. The Bharat Ratna recipient died at Pune's Sahyadri Hospital at 8.05 a.m. He was...
  • Celebrities remember the work of Pandit Bhimsen January 24, 2011

    New Delhi Bollywood artists Abhishek Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur, Madhur Bhandarkar, Diya Mirza and author Shobhaa De condoled the passing of music maestro Pandit Bhimsen Joshi on Monday, saying his music will live on forever in their hearts. Singers, actors and musicians took to social networking site Twitter to mourn the death...
  • Bhimsen Joshi: Music legend and fast cars lover May 19, 2011

    Pune: The last of the titans of Hindustani classical music, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a rare genius who could transcend the mundane and transport his audience to the sublime with his gifted voice that captured both anguish and ecstasy. What made him arguably the most popular Hindustani music vocalist of the...
  • Pandit Bhimsen Joshi dies in Pune May 19, 2011

    Pune: Legendary classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, a true music maestro breathed his last on Monday. Veteran vocalist and Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi died at 8 am on Monday in Pune's Sahyandri Hospital at the age of 89 years. A musical marvel, who lifted the listeners to a divine experience with...
  • Bharat Ratna conferred on Bhimsen Joshi at his home February 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was on Tuesday presented with Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, at a simple ceremony held at his residence in Pune in Maharashtra. The award, which was announced after a gap of seven years, was...
  • Bharat Ratna for music legend Bhimsen Joshi November 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will be honoured with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award of the country, the Rashtrapati Bhavan announced late on Tuesday. President Pratibha Patil is pleased to award the Bharat Ratna to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, an official statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Joshi, 88, was...
  • Legendary singer Bhimsen Joshi in ICU March 20, 2008

    Legendary singer Bhimsen Joshi has been placed on a ventilator at the neural intensive care unit of Pune's Sahyadri Hospital. ...