Bobbin Hazarika’s birthday: Google on Thursday (September 8, 2022) celebrated the 96th anniversary of Dr. Poppin Hazarika, the famous Indian singer, composer and director, with a special doodle. Hazarika, who has created music for hundreds of films, was born on this day in 1926 in Assam.
“Happy Birthday Bobin Hazarika! Your songs and movies are still respected by the rich culture of Assam,” Google said.
“The artwork, painted by Mumbai-based guest artist, Rotoja Mali, celebrates Hazarika’s work promoting Assamese cinema and folk music,” she added.
As a child, Hazarika grew up amid songs and folk tales about life along the mighty Brahmaputra River, and his musical talents caught the attention of the famous Assamese songwriter Jyotprasad Agarwala and director Bishnu Prasad Rabha, who were the wealthy mayors of Assam. Cultural history.
Did you know that Bhuban Hazarika was a child prodigy of Indo-Assamese descent who started singing and composing music for film studios at just 12 years old!?
He helped Agarwala and Rabah Hazariqa record his first song that launched his musical career at the age of ten.
At the age of twelve, Hazarika was writing and recording songs for two films – Indramalati: Kaxote Kolosi Loi, and Biswo Bijoyi Naujawan.
Bobin Hazarika holds a master’s degree in political science from Bharacho University
Popin Hazarika received his master’s degree in political science from Banaras Hindu University in 1946. He then went on to earn his Ph.D. He received his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Columbia University in 1952.
After completing his studies in America, Dr. Hazarika returned to India to continue working on songs and films that promoted Assamese culture both nationally and globally.
Dr. Bobin Hazarika has won many awards such as Bharat Ratna and Dadasaheb Valcke Award.
During his six-decade career, Dr. Bobin Hazarika has won many prestigious awards including Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Dadasahib Falak Award, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, for his outstanding contribution to music and culture.
He was also posthumously honored with the Bharat Ratna Award, India’s highest civilian award, in 2019.