Bhupen Hazarika Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Bhupen Hazarika (Hazarika, Sudhakantha, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika)

Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 445

Age: 85

Profession: Singer

Other Profession(s): Lyricist, Composer, Poet, Song writer, Filmmaker, Music Director

Famous For: Poetic Compositions And Parables

Higher Education: BA, MA, PhD

Bhupen Hazarika Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Sep, 1926 (85 Years 01 Month 28 Days)

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Died on
05 Nov, 2011

Bhupen Hazarika Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Bhupen Hazarika, a singer from India, was born in India. When he was young, his tutors saw him as a prodigy and let it be known to others. Which is why he had no problem being ahead of the class. His talents weren’t limited to singing though. Bhupen composed music, wrote lyrics and even contributed vocals to countless films in Assamese, Bengali, and Hindi. Outside of that he also left his mark on Indian literature and film in general. Many of his songs were translated into multiple languages. But they all share a common theme of compassion and worldwide brotherhood. Despite moving many times during his youth, Bhupen’s family landed in Tezpur. It’s there where Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, an Assamese lyricist discovered him along with Bishnu Prasad Rabha who’s an Assamese artist.


Bhupen held the position of secretary for the Third All Assam Conference of IPTA's reception committee in 1955.

Bhupen also taught at Gauhati University, but he quit the position after a short time and moved to Kolkata.

Later, Bhupen changed his profession to director, producing acclaimed Assamese movies like Shakuntala Sur and Pratidhwani.

Additionally, Bhupen composed timeless music for numerous Assamese and Bangla films, including Aarop, Chameli Memsaab, and Shimana Perye.

Bhupen was also a well-known playback singer in Hindi and Assamese, contributing his captivating voice to films like "Era Bator Sur."

Achievements and Awards:

Bhupen Hazarika was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honor in the Indian Republic, in 1977. 

Bhupen was given the Asom Ratna, the state of Assam's highest civilian honor, in 2009.

Unknown facts:

Bhupen met Priyamvada Patel while studying in New York, and the two eventually got married in 1950.

Bhupen Hazarika Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs

Eye Color
Light Brown

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Bhupen Hazarika Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Nilakanta Hazarika

Mother's Name
Shantipriya Hazarika

Priyamvada Patel

Jayanta Hazarika

Sushma Hazarika

Tej Hazarika

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