The Maharashtra cabinet Wednesday approved a classical music scheme named after Pandit Bhimsen Joshi ahead of his second death anniversary, an official said.
They entertained, educated and enlivened our lives with their talent and sheer brilliance. As another year draws to a close, it is time to remember their magic and say adieu once again to some of those who left us in 2011.
Pandit Madhavgudi, a Hindustani vocalist of the `Kirana Gharana` and the first disciple of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed away at a private hospital late
last night, family sources said.
Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar remembers being treated like a daughter by late singing legend Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, who used to call her `Bharat Ratna` after she won the prestigious honour in 2001.
The mortal remains of Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi were consigned to flames this evening with state honours in the presence of tearful mourners.
Joshi, who was awarded the country`s highest civilian honour the Bharat Ratna in 2008, died at Pune`s Sahyadri Hospital.
Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi`s condition is 'grim' .
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon