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Bhupen Hazarika was born on September 8, 1926 in Assam. Hazarika was the eldest of 10 siblings. Because of his mother, he got motivation to sing. Bhupen’s childhood was spent in Guwahati. At the age of 10, he used to sing songs in Assamese language.

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1936, Bhupen record his first song in Kolkata. Hazarika sing two songs in Jyoti Prasad’s film ‘Indramalati’. At the age of 13, Hazarika wrote his first song. From here he started his journey to become singer, composer and lyricists. In the year 1942, Bhupen finished his education from the Arts. After this, he did MA from Banaras Hindu University. Hazarika started singing in All India Radio in Guwahati.

Bhupen Hazarika Personal life

Bhupen Hazarika went to Columbia University Here he meets Priyamvada Patel. Both came to love and in the US, both of them got wedded in the year 1950. In 1953, Hazarika return to India with his family but both of them could not stay together for long. Hazarika came to India and got a job as a teacher in Guwahati University.

He gave songs in superhit films like ‘Rudali’, ‘Milla Gaya Manzil’, ‘Saaz’, ‘Darmiye’, ‘Gaj Gamini’, ‘Daman’ and ‘Why’. Hazarika wrote a thousand songs and 15 books in his life. Apart from this, he also created a serial ‘Don’ on Star TV. He was conferred the National Award in 1975 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the highest civilian award in 1992. Apart from this, he was grateful with several important awards like Asom Ratna in 2009 and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for the year, Padma Bhushan in 2011.

In 2019, it was announced to give the country’s highest honor of Bharat Ratna. At 70th Republic Day, he was awarded at Bharat Ratna

Bhupen Hazarika memorable songs

Dil Hoon Hoon’

Joodi Mudhi Mita

Bhupen Hazarika’s family returning the Bharat Ratna

Bhupen Hazarika’s relatives have decided return the Bharat Ratna that was conferring to him by the Modi government this year, as a mark of protest against the Citizenship Bill.

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Full Name Dr. Bhupen Hazarika
Nickname Sudhakantha
Profession(s) Musician, Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Filmmaker
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Black
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Political Journey • In 1967, he was elected as a member in the Assam Legislative Assembly from Nauboicha constituency and served as an independent MLA from 1967 to 1972.
• In 2004, he joined BJP and contested in the 2004 Lok Sabha polls as a BJP candidate from the Guwahati constituency, but lost.
Debut Singing (As a Child Artist): Kaxote Kolosi Loi from the film Indramalati (1939)
Singing: Siraj (1948)
Film Director: Era Bator Sur (1956)
Famous Assamese Songs • Moi Eti Jajabor
• Bistirno Parore
• Ganga Mor Maa
• Manuhe Manuhor Babey
• Bimurto Mur Nixati Jen
• Gupute Gupute Kimaan Khelim, and more
Famous Hindi Songs • Dil Hoom Hoom Kare
• Samay O Dhire Chalo
• Betain Na Betain Na Raina
• Ek Kali Do Pattiyan, and more
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Padma Shri (1977)
• Gold Medal from Arunachal Pradesh State Government for “Outstanding Contribution towards Tribal Welfare and Upliftment of Tribal Culture through Cinema and Music (1979)
• Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1987)
• Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1992)
• Padma Bhushan (2001)
• Akademi Ratna Award by the Sangeet Natak Akademi (2008)
• Asom Ratna by the State of Assam (2009)
• Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) (2012)
• Honoured with the title “Biswa Ratna” by Asom Sahitya Sabha
• Lifetime Achievement Award at Rabindra Bhawan in Guwahati
Institutes/Places Named After Him • Bhupen Hazarika Museum inside Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra, Guwahati, Assam
• The All Assam Students Union built a life size statue of Bhupen Hazarika on the banks of Digholi Pukhuri in Guwahati (February 2009)
• Assam Cricket Association renamed the Barshapara Cricket Stadium as Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium (2010)
• India Post honoured him with commemorative postage stamps (in 2013 and 2016)
• Bhupen Hazarika Setu or The Dhola–Sadiya Bridge (connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh) (opened on 26 May 2017)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 8 September 1926
Birthplace Sadiya, Assam Province, British India
Date of Death 5 November 2011
Place of Death Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 85 Years
Death Cause Multiple Organ Failure
Zodiac sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Guwahati, Assam, India
School • Sonaram High School, Guwahati, Assam
• Dhubri Government High School, Assam
• Tezpur High School, Assam
College/University • Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam
• Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
• Columbia University, New York
Educational Qualification(s) • Intermediate Arts from Cotton College (1942)
• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1944)
• Master of Arts in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1946)
• PhD from Columbia University, New York (1952)
Religion Not Known
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Singing, Watching Films
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Lata Mangeshkar
Wife/Spouse Priyamvada Patel
Children Son– Tej Hazarika
Daughter– Not Known
Parents Father– Nilakanta Hazarika
Mother– Shantipriya Hazarika
Siblings Brother– Jayanta Hazarika (Singer)
Sister– Sushma Hazarika
Note: He had total 9 siblings.