Bollywood's finest playback singer Bhupen Hazarika was born in Assam and has crores of fans across the country. Even though he died in the year 2011, his songs are still alive in the hearts of the fans. His songs are remembered by his fans and through them, he is also present in the hearts of the fans. Let us tell, Bhupen Hazarika was born on 8 September 1926. Today, special things are going to be told on this special day.
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Hazarika, who hails from Assam, had ten siblings and was the eldest. Hazarika was fond of singing since childhood and started singing from the age of 10. In the year 1936, Bhupen Hazarika recorded his first song in Kolkata. Since then Hazarika Ji's career started.
At the age of 13, he wrote his first song. From here, the journey of his becoming a singer, composer and lyricist started. Let me tell you, after completing his studies, Hazarika started singing in All India Radio. In addition, he used to translate Bengali songs into Hindi and gave them his voice.
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Hazarika, who went to Columbia University, met Priyamvada Patel. Both of them fell in love and in 1950 they both got married in the US. But both did not stay together for long. Due to financial constraints, his wife Priyamvada left him and Hazarika made music his partner. You know that he became famous after this.
Hazarika sang a song in the film 'Rudali' in 1993, which gave him success. Lata Ji's voice and Hazarika Ji's music were in the film 'Dil Hum-Hum Kare, Ghabrae'. He has also received many awards for his music. In 2011, he was honored with several prestigious awards like Padma Bhushan. His memorable songs include 'Dil Hoom Hum Kare' and 'Joothi Muthi Mitwa'.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's largest Dhola-Sadiya Bridge in Assam on 26 May and named it, Bhupen Hazarika Bridge. Famous folk singer Bhupen Hazarika always lauded the Brahmaputra river in his whole life. So the bridge was named after him to remind the coming generations about his contribution.
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