Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

“Mile soor mera tumhara.aa..To sur bane hamarrraaa…” the song by Bhimsen is till humming in the ears from childhood.

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi

This sad news has left all classical music community in sadness. Legendary classical music vocalist, BharatRatna Pandit Bhimsen joshi passed away at the age of 88. His health was going through critical health situation from few days. During whole life of classical songs, he had enthralled all Indians with his charming voice.

He has received Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award in 1998. Below is the list of awards and recognition:

Padmashree ;1972
Sangeet Natak Acadamy Award 1976
Padma Bhushan 1985
Padma Vibhushan 1999
Maharashtra Bhushan 2002
Karnataka Ratna 2005
Bharat Ratna 2008

Panditji with Lata Mangeshkar
Panditji with Lata Mangeshkar
With Gangubai Hanagal
With Gangubai Hanagal
Bhimsen Joshi with Abdul Kalam
Bhimsen Joshi with Abdul Kalam

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