Bhupen Hazarika

Kidneys have failed, I haven't: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi

Kidneys have failed, I haven't: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi

Ailing filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who is on dialysis, says with help from the whos who of the film industry and a life-giving call from songstress Lata Mangeshkar, her indomitable spirit has got a boost and she continues to fight her health battle with a vengeance.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Lata Mangeshkar praises PM Modi for naming India's longest bridge after Bhupen Hazarika

Lata Mangeshkar praises PM Modi for naming India's longest bridge after Bhupen Hazarika

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for naming the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge of Assam after renowned Assamese music legend Bhupen Hazarika.

May 27, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Biopic on Bhupen Hazarika is complex yet fantastic: Prem Soni

Biopic on Bhupen Hazarika is complex yet fantastic: Prem Soni

Director Prem Soni, who is making a biopic on the legendary musician Bhupen Hazarika, says the film is complex, complicated and fantastic.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

Gogoi mourns death of Bhupen Hazarika's wife

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday mourned the death of Dada Saheb Phalke award winner late Bhupen Hazarika's estranged wife Priyamvada Patel Hazarika.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Assam govt bear Bhupen Hazarika's Memorial cost

 Assam government would bear all costs related to the construction of Dr Bhupen Hazarika's Memorial at Jalukbari here, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here today.

Nov 07, 2014, 22:57 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Bhupen Hazarika in biopic?

Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Bhupen Hazarika in biopic?

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is basking in the glory of recently released film 'Kick' is up for another big project. If reports are anything to go by, then the actor will very soon be seen playing late legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika's role in an upcoming biopic.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Expedite construction of Dr Bhupen Hazarika memorial: Gogoi

Construction of the memorial to music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika at Jalukbari on the outskirts of Guwahati has been directed to be expedited by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today.

Aug 01, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

New body formed to promote Bhupen Hazarika`s work

Music legend Bhupen Hazarika`s son, Tej, today announced the formation of a new body in memory of his father with an aim to spread his works across the globe.

Oct 31, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Why does Irrfan Khan want to play Bhupen Hazarika?

Versatile actor Irrfan Khan says although he has not been offered the lead role in a biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, he would love to essay the legendary musician on screen.

Oct 14, 2013, 16:48 PM IST

Pooja Bhatt may play Kalpana Lajmi in Bhupen Hazarika biopic

A biopic on Bhupen Hazarika, being produced by Pooja Bhatt, may see the actress-filmmaker essay the role of filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi in the legendary musician`s life.

Oct 02, 2013, 09:03 AM IST

Hazarika brothers` creative genius celebrated in capital

Two Brothers, an event that combined music, song and conversation, was organised here to celebrate the creative genius of of late music maestro Bhupen Hazarika and his late singer-composer-brother Jayanta.

Sep 10, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

Kalpana Lajmi to direct biopic on her relationship with Bhupen Hazarika

Mahesh Bhatt, who had written and directed celebrated films like ‘Arth’ and ‘Zakhm’ based on his own life, is set to pen another biopic.

Mar 12, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Kalpana Lajmi slams Hazarika’s ex-wife over false Bhupen-Lata affair story

Fans of Lata Mangeshkar and Bhupen Hazarika might have deeply been offended following accusations made by Priyamvada Patel, the former wife of the music maestro.

Nov 11, 2012, 15:52 PM IST

Lata Mangeshkar had an affair with Bhupen: Hazarika’s estranged wife

In what sounds like a startling statement, late legendary musician-filmmaker Bhupen Hazarika’s wife has for the first time spoken about her husband’s “affair” with melody queen Lata Mangeshkar.

Nov 08, 2012, 09:09 AM IST

Assam pays tribute to Bhupen Hazarika

The state paid rich tributes to Assam`s most famous and popular musical icon Bhupen Hazarika Monday on his first death anniversary.

Nov 06, 2012, 08:31 AM IST

Manipur pays tribute to music and film maestro Bhupen Hazarika

Assamese folk legend Bhupen Hazarika may have passed away, but he still lives on the hearts and minds of the people of the north-east.

Oct 29, 2012, 16:39 PM IST

Assam`s most celebrated voice to come alive on screen

The voice of Assam`s most celebrated singer and balladeer Bhupen Hazarika will come alive on screen on Friday with the release of the feature film `Akhon Nedekha Nodir Sipare`.

Sep 13, 2012, 13:05 PM IST

Proposal for renaming Dibrugarh Airport after Bhupen Hazarika

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said he would submit a proposal for renaming the Dibrugarh Airport and Dhola-Sadia bridge in Assam after legendary music maestro Bhupen Hazarika.

Sep 08, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

In paying tribute to Bhupen Hazarika, guitarists create record

A total of 5,406 guitarists have simultaneously played and paid a tribute to Assam`s most celebrated musical icon Late Dr. Bhupen Hazarika.

Jun 05, 2012, 10:54 AM IST

Shakuntalam reopens to retrospective of Bhupen Hazarika films

The capital`s popular Shakuntalam theatre, closed for regular screening of commercial cinema from April 1, has reopened, albeit briefly, for an exclusive retrospective of late Assamese filmmaker and musician Bhupen Hazarika`s movies.

May 20, 2012, 13:55 PM IST