Birth anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika: Today is the 96th birth anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika. On this occasion, Google has remembered the 96th birth anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika with a creative doodle. Hazarika was a famous Assamese-Indian singer, composer and film producer. People are crazy about his voice.
Let us tell you that in today’s Google Doodle, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika is playing the harmonium. Hazarika was born on September 8, 1926 and died on November 5, 2011. In 2019, Bhupen Hazarika was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, by President Ram Nath Kovind. He had received National Film Award, Padma Shri, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Vibhushan and many other prestigious honours.
Amit Shah remembered
On the occasion of Bhupen Hazarika’s birth anniversary, Union Minister, Amit Shah shared a post and wrote, “I bow to Bharat Ratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika ji, a wonderful musician with an extraordinary voice, on his birth anniversary. With his versatile and mesmerizing songs, he popularized Indian music and Assamese folk culture across the world. His contribution to the world of music and art is commendable.”
important role in folk music
Hazarika was most popular in West Bengal and Bangladesh and was instrumental in introducing the culture and folk music of Assam and Northeast India to Hindi cinema.