Music of Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

Digital version of Gurbani released by I&B Minister

On 15 Nov, Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the new state-of –the-art Auditorium of All India Radio,  Rang Bhavan in New Delhi. Digital Version of Gurbani and Shabad Kirtan from Prasar Bharti’s archives was also launched on the same day. To mark the 550th Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, ‘Bani Utsav’ ..

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Priyadarshan conferred with National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19

On 13th October 2019, the noted director and producer Priyadarshan has been conferred the National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19 in Khandwa, the birthplace of the legendary singer- actor. According to the official, the Kishore Kumar Samman jury selected noted actor Waheeda Rehman for the award for 2017-18. The award was  instituted by the Madhya ..

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Playback singer Mohammed Aziz passes away

Playback singer Mohammed Aziz (64) has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on November 27, 2018. Born in Ashoknagar, West Bengal, he was the voice behind evergreen tracks such as “My name is Lakhan”, “Aap ke aa jane se” and “Dil le gayi teri bindiya”. Aziz, who has over 20,000 songs to his credit, has sung ..

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Lata Mangeshkar honoured with Swara Mauli award

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the Swara Mauli title by Shankarcharya Vidyanarsimha Bharati Swami at her residence Prabhu Kunj in Mumbai on May 13, 2018. The veteran singer has several awards to her credit in her over 7-decade-long career, including three National Awards. Mangeshkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian ..

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Jatilshwar Mukhopadhyay, renowned singer passes away

Jatilshwar Mukhopadhyay (82), the acclaimed Bengali singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on December 21, 2017. Mukohpadhyay, who had learnt music under the guidance of doyens of Bengali light classical music Chinmoy Lahiri and Sudhin Dasgupta, carved his own individual style, which enriched Bengali music in the 70s-80s. Among his popular numbers were ..

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