KALPANA LAJMI

  • Irrfan Khan: Will do Bhupen Hazarika biopic if I'm offered the role October 14, 2013

    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 to...
  • Not doing Bhupen Hazarika biopic: Irrfan Khan October 4, 2013

    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. "I...
  • Pooja Bhatt may play Kalpana Lajmi in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, being produced by Pooja Bhatt, may see the actressfilmmaker essay the role of filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in the legendary musician's life. Hazarika and Lajmi shared a passionate 40yearold relationship. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm', the movie is jointly written by Lajmi and Pooja's father Mahesh Bhatt. Lajmi...
  • Kalpana Lajmi to direct a biopic on her relationship with Hazarika March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Mahesh Bhatt, who had written and directed celebrated films like 'Arth' and 'Zakhm' based on his own life, is set to pen another biopic -- this one based on the passionate 40-year-long relationship between legendary musician Bhupen Hazarika and filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who will direct it. Entitled 'Dhumuha: The Storm',...
  • How Mahesh Bhatt rescued Kalpana Lajmi June 10, 2012

    Mumbai: If filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi and the cast and crew of her underproduction film 'Kaanch' are back from location in Bhopal to the relative safety of Mumbai, it is only because of Mahesh Bhatt's timely intervention. Grateful to Bhatt, Lajmi, still shaken, says, "Now I know why the film industry calls...
  • Sea of humanity sheds tears at Hazarika last rites November 9, 2011

    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, close...
  • I was very fond of Hazarika: Lata Mangeshkar November 8, 2011

    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...
  • I started my career with Bhupen Da: Onir November 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Director Onir, who started his film career with Bhupen Hazarika, says he will always remember the late singercomposer 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 Bhupenda. "Remember...
  • Hazarika, the Bard of Brahmaputra, no more November 5, 2011

    Mumbai: The country lost one of its music doyens on Saturday as singercomposer 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 multiorgan failure. The end came around 4:30 pm," Jayanta Narayan Saha,...
  • Bard of Brahmaputra Bhupen Hazarika dead November 5, 2011

    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 multiorgan failure. The end came around 4:30...
  • Hazarika wills assets to Kalpana Lajmi December 4, 2010

    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 and...