Bhupen Hazarika

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Date of Birth : 1 March 1926
Birthname : NA

Mini Biography :
Bhupen Hazarika is one of the most well-known personalities from Assam, India. Born in 1926, in Sadiya, Assam, he holds an M. A. in Political Science in 1946. He holds an M.A. in Political Science from Beranes Hindu University, and a PhD in Mass Communication from the Columbia University, New York, where he came in contact with,and was greatly influenced by, Paul Robeson. He also received the Lisle Fellowship from the Chicago University, USA.

He cut his first L.P. record when he was just 10 years old, and his first role as an actor was for the Assamese movie, Indramalati, made in 1939.

He was involved with the Indian Peoples’ Theatre Association (IPTA), and has also sporadically tried his chance at electoral politics.


Filmography :

As Music Department :

  1. Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001) (playback singer)
  2. Gaja Gamini (2000) (playback singer)
  3. Darmiyan (1997) (playback singer)
  4. Rudaali (1993) (playback singer) (as Dr. Bhupen Hazarika)
  5. Ek Pal (1986) (playback singer)
  6. Debdas (1979) (playback singer)
  7. Shakuntala (1961) (playback singer)
  8. Era Bator Sur (1956) (playback singer)
  9. Indramalati (1939) (musical director) (playback singer)

As Director :

  1. Siraj (1988)
  2. Swikarokti (1986)
  3. Mon-Prajapati (1979)
  4. Through Melody and Rhythm (1977)
  5. Mera Dharam Meri Maa (1976)
  6. Roop Konwar Jyoti Parsad Aru Joymoti (1976)
  7. For Whom the Sun Shines (1974)
  8. Chik Mik Bijuli (1969)
  9. Lati-Ghati (1966)
  10. Ka Swariti (1964)
  11. Pratidhwani (1964)
  12. Shakuntala (1961)
  13. Mahut Bandhu Re (1958)
  14. Era Bator Sur (1956)

As Composer :

  1. Kyon? (2003)
  2. Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001)
  3. Gaja Gamini (2000)
  4. Darmiyan (1997)
  5. Do Rahain (1997)
  6. Saaz (1997)
  7. Pratimurti (1993)
  8. Rudaali (1993) (as Dr. Bhupen Hazarika)
  9. Ek Pal (1986)
  10. Aparoopa (1982)
  11. Shimana Perye (1977)
  12. Aarop (1973)

As Writer :

  1. Chingaari (2006) (story)

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