Google-Doodle: Google today dedicated its Doodle to Assamese-Indian singer, composer, and filmmaker Dr. Bhupen Hazarika. Google has paid its tribute to Bhupen Hazarika on his 96th birthday today. Bhupen Hazarika composed music for hundreds of films and lent his voice to many songs. Especially one of her songs, Dil Hum-Hum Kare Ghetaye and O Ganga Tu-O Ganga Behti Hai Kyon, are pretty famous. Also, Read – Google Doodle: Today is the birthday of the country’s first Indian woman scientist; Google celebrated by making a doodle.
Bhupen Hazarika was an eminent Assamese-Indian singer. Google has paid tribute to Hazarika with a special doodle on his birth anniversary. He was born on 8 September 1926 in Assam, Northeast India. In just 12 years, he wrote songs for two films. Also, Read – Google Doodle: Kerala artist made 75 years of independence Google Doodle, there is a chance for your children too.
Hazarika’s musical talent caught the attention of renowned Assamese lyricist Jyotiprasad Agarwal and filmmaker Bishnu Prasad Rabha. Both were prominent in the rich cultural history of Assam. He helped Hazarika record her first song when she was only ten. Since then, Bhupen Hazarika has started his music career. Also, Read – Google Doodle: If you are also a coffee lover, then definitely know who was the godfather of this machine, in whose memory Google made Doodle today.
At just 12, Hazarika wrote and recorded songs for two films. Both those songs were filmed in two movies- Indramalati: Kaxot Kolosi Loi and Biswo Bijoi Naujawan. Over time, Hazarika composed many songs, wrote many melodies, and lent his voice to many songs.
Bhupen Hazarika tended to tell people’s stories through his songs, especially those related to the land and the sentiments of the people. His specialty was mainly inspired by nature and the words of tunes and songs telling stories of people’s happiness and sorrow, stories of unity and courage, romance and loneliness, and stories of struggle and determination.
Banaras Hindu University awarded Hazarika a master’s degree in political science in 1946, and Columbia University awarded her a doctorate in mass communication in 1952.
He returned to India after completing his education in America. He popularized Assamese culture at the national and global levels. Hazarika has been honored for six decades with several prestigious awards, such as the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Shri, and Padma Bhushan’s outstanding contribution to music and culture.
Bhupen Hazarika was posthumously awarded Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, in 2019. He served as the chairman and director of several boards and associations, including the National Film Development Corporation of the Government of India.