Bhupen Hazarika

  • Republic Day tableaux to serve up a slice of India 22-01-2014 11:24 PM

    New Delhi: From the construction of the Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel in Kashmir to a tribute to Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika, and from the story of the valiant Tipu Sultan to an evocation of the confluence of nomadic tribes in Jammu and Kashmir, these are some of the themes which...
  • Irrfan Khan: Will do Bhupen Hazarika biopic if I'm offered the role 14-10-2013 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: Versatile actor Irrfan Khan says although he has not been offered the lead role in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, he would love to essay the legendary musician on screen. "I was not offered the role, but if they (the makers) offer it to me, I would love...
  • Not doing Bhupen Hazarika biopic: Irrfan Khan 04-10-2013 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Irrfan Khan has denied reports that he is playing Bhupen Hazarika in Kalpana Lajmi's upcoming biopic, saying the role was never offered to him. There were reports that after enjoying critical acclaim for his performance in "The Lunchbox", Irrfan has the Bhupen Hazarika biopic in his kitty....
  • Pooja Bhatt may play Kalpana Lajmi in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika 01-10-2013 02:57 PM

    Mumbai: A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, being produced by Pooja Bhatt, may see the actress-filmmaker essay the role of filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in the legendary musician's life. Hazarika and Lajmi shared a passionate 40-year-old relationship. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm', the movie is jointly written by Lajmi and Pooja's father Mahesh...
  • Assam pays tribute to Bhupen Hazarika 06-11-2012 10:05 AM

    Guwahati: The state paid rich tributes to Assam's most famous and popular musical icon Bhupen Hazarika on Monday on his first death anniversary. All-religion prayers, cultural shows and processions were organised across the state to pay tributes to Hazarika, often called the "bard of Brahmaputra". His songs were played in...
  • To those we said goodbye in 2011... RIP 23-12-2011 05:26 PM

    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...
  • Sea of humanity sheds tears at Hazarika last rites 09-11-2011 10:22 AM

    Guwahati: It was the end of an era as the mortal remains of the bard from Assam, Bhupen Hazarika, went up in flames Wednesday with his son Tej lighting the funeral pyre amid sobs and wails from a sea of humanity. Heartrending scenes were witnessed at the Gauhati University campus,...
  • I was very fond of Hazarika: Lata Mangeshkar 08-11-2011 04:04 PM

    Mumbai: Mourning the death of Bhupen Hazarika, Lata Mangeshkar says there won't be another one like him and that she not only fell in love with his music but enjoyed his company as he was always full of life and joy. "I sang for him way back in the 1950s...
  • Hazarika to be cremated on Wednesday: Assam CM 08-11-2011 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday announced that music maestro Bhupen Hazarika will be cremated on Wednesday. The legendary singer's last rites will be conducted in Guwahati as his son Tez is flying in from New York for the cremation. The Assam and Arunahcal governments have declared...
  • Hazarika's songs fill the streets of Assam 06-11-2011 07:31 PM

    Tinsukia (Assam): He is no more, yet his voice filled the streets of many parts of Assam Sunday, as bereaved fans of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika pulled out their collection of the bard's evergreen songs and soaked themselves in his golden voice once again. In this small town in upper...
  • I started my career with Bhupen Da: Onir 06-11-2011 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Director Onir, who started his film career with Bhupen Hazarika, says he will always remember the late singer-composer for his incredible voice. "Very sad to hear about the demise of Bhupenda. I started my career in the Hindi film industry by working in Daman with Kalpana Lajmi and...
  • Hazarika's last rites to be performed in Guwahati 06-11-2011 03:52 PM

    Guwahati: Massive arrangements are being made in Assam's main city of Guwahati for the funeral rites of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in a Mumbai hospital Saturday. According to plans, a scheduled Jet Airways flight carrying Hazarika's coffin will arrive at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati...
  • Hazarika's death plunges Kolkata into a gloom 06-11-2011 01:38 PM

    Kolkata: Gloom descended in the Kolkata music and cultural world as news of master balladeer Bhupen Hazarika's death spread Saturday evening. Hazarika had a long association with Kolkata, and rendered a rich oeuvre of Bengali songs, which have retained their popularity through the decades. 'Aami Ek Jajabar', 'Bistirna Dupare', 'Ganga...
  • Hazarika, the Bard of Brahmaputra, no more 05-11-2011 11:25 PM

    Mumbai: The country lost one of its music doyens on Saturday as singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, who wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics, died at a hospital in Mumbai following a prolonged illness. "It was a multi-organ failure. The end came around 4:30 pm," Jayanta Narayan...
  • Music world mourns, remembers Bhupen Hazarika 05-11-2011 09:26 PM

    Singer Bhupen Hazarika died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital on Saturday due to multiple organ failure. ...
  • Kalpana Lajmi-Bhupen Hazarika: A 40-year-old love story

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  • Hazarika's death big loss for music: Bollywood 05-11-2011 07:35 PM

    New Delhi: After Jagjit Singh passed away last month, noted music-composer Bhupen Hazarika's death has further left a huge void in the Indian music industry, say celebrities. Hazarika, who was on a ventilator for four months, had been in and out of hospital. He passed away Saturday at Kokilaben Hospital...
  • Bollywood mourns Bhupen Hazarika's death 05-11-2011 05:45 PM

    Bhupen Hazarika's directorial debut 'Era Batar Sur' came in the year 1956 and there was no looking back after that. ...
  • Remembering legendary singer, composer Bhupen Hazarika 05-11-2011 05:31 PM

    Dr Bhupen Hazarika, who recorded his first song at the of 12, died due to multiple organ failure. ...
  • Bard of Brahmaputra Bhupen Hazarika dead 05-11-2011 04:49 PM

    Mumbai: Acclaimed singer and music director Dr Bhupen Hazarika died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital on Saturday due to multiple organ failure. He was admitted there since June 29, 2011. Hazarika, wove a magical tapestry out of traditional Assamese music and lyrics. "It was a multi-organ failure. The end came around...
  • Singer Bhupen Hazarika's condition worsens 02-11-2011 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika condition has worsened, sources claimed on Wednesday, adding that he developed Pneumonia around Diwali. They said that after developing Pneumonia, Bhupen underwent a surgery. Sources also said that he had been put on dialysis as both his kidneys have failed. The 85-year-old was hospitalised...
  • Bhupen Hazarika hospitalized 30-06-2011 12:39 PM

    Mumbai: Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika has been admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in suburban Andheri here after he complained of breathing problems. The 85-year-old was hospitalised yesterday after he suffered breathing problems. He was treated immediately. He is stable and doing fine, hospital sources told PTI...
  • Hazarika wills assets to Kalpana Lajmi 04-12-2010 02:31 PM

    Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika has bequeathed a major portion of his properties and assets to long time companion Kalpana Lajmi, giving her credit for the rise in his career graph. But the decision has irked his family members who are crying foul. "Kalpana Lajmi is my business partner since 1977...
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