Google Doodle -Bhupen Hazarika birth anniversary

Dr Hazarika was a jack of all trades and is renowned for his work in filmmaking, writing, poetry and singing.  

Apart from his artistic side, he was also associated with Bhartiya Janata Party from (2004 to 2011).  

Padma Vibhushan (2012- posthumously),  Bharat Ratna (2019-posthumously),  Padma Shri (1997), DadaSaheb Phalke Award (1992), Padma Bhushan (2001), Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship (2018), Asom Ratna (2009) and Friends of Liberation War Honour (2011). 

The Music Maestro sang his first song in the movie Indramalati (Assamese language) in 1939.  

Bhupen Hazarika had 9 siblings, and he was the eldest among the 10 children 

Bishnu Prasad Rabha, an Assamese artist discovered him at the age of 10, in a public event, where he sang a traditional Assamese song. 

Bhupen Hazarika translated some English songs of Paul Robenson to Bengali and Hindi. 

He died of multiple organ failure in November 2011. 

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