Bhupen Hazarika Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Full Name Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Nickname Sudhakantha Profession(s) Musician, Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Filmmaker Physical Stats & More Eye Colour Light Brown Hair Colour Black Politics Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Bhupen's Party Symbol 'Lotus Flower' Political Journey • In 1967, he was elected as a member in the Assam Legislative Assembly from Nauboicha constituency and served as an independent MLA from 1967 to 1972. 
• In 2004, he joined BJP and contested in the 2004 Lok Sabha polls as a BJP candidate from the Guwahati constituency, but lost. Career Debut Singing (As a Child Artist): Kaxote Kolosi Loi from the film Indramalati (1939)
Singing: Siraj (1948)
Film Director: Era Bator Sur (1956) Famous Assamese Songs • Moi Eti Jajabor
• Bistirno Parore
• Ganga Mor Maa
• Manuhe Manuhor Babey
• Bimurto Mur Nixati Jen
• Gupute Gupute Kimaan Khelim, and more Famous Hindi Songs • Dil Hoom Hoom Kare
• Samay O Dhire Chalo
• Betain Na Betain Na Raina
• Ek Kali Do Pattiyan, and more Awards, Honours, Achievements • Padma Shri (1977)
• Gold Medal from Arunachal Pradesh State Government for “Outstanding Contribution towards Tribal Welfare and Upliftment of Tribal Culture through Cinema and Music (1979)
• Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1987)
• Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1992)
Bhupen Hazarika receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award
• Padma Bhushan (2001)
Bhupen Hazarika receiving Padma Bhushan
• Akademi Ratna Award by the Sangeet Natak Akademi (2008)
Bhupen Hazarika's Akademi Ratna Award
• Asom Ratna by the State of Assam (2009)
Bhupen Hazarika receiving Asom Ratna Award
• Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) (2012)
Bhupen Hazarika's Padma Vibhushan
• Honoured with the title “Biswa Ratna” by Asom Sahitya Sabha
• Lifetime Achievement Award at Rabindra Bhawan in Guwahati
Bhupen Hazarika Lifetime Achievement Award Institutes/Places Named After Him • Bhupen Hazarika Museum inside Srimanta Sankaradev Kalakshetra, Guwahati, Assam
Bhupen Hazarika Museum at Kalakhetra
• The All Assam Students Union built a life size statue of Bhupen Hazarika on the banks of Digholi Pukhuri in Guwahati (February 2009)
Bhupen Hazarika 's Statue
• Assam Cricket Association renamed the Barshapara Cricket Stadium as Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium (2010)
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium
• India Post honoured him with commemorative postage stamps (in 2013 and 2016)
Bhupen Hazarika's Postage Stamps
• Bhupen Hazarika Setu or The Dhola–Sadiya Bridge (connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh) (opened on 26 May 2017)
Bhupen Hazarika Setu Bridge Personal Life Date of Birth 8 September 1926 Birthplace Sadiya, Assam Province, British India Date of Death 5 November 2011 Place of Death Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Age (at the time of death) 85 Years Death Cause Multiple Organ Failure Zodiac sign/Sun sign Virgo Signature Bhupen Hazarika's Signature Nationality Indian Hometown Guwahati, Assam, India School • Sonaram High School, Guwahati, Assam
• Dhubri Government High School, Assam
• Tezpur High School, Assam College/University • Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam
• Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
• Columbia University, New York Educational Qualification(s) • Intermediate Arts from Cotton College (1942)
• Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1944)
• Master of Arts in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (1946)
• PhD from Columbia University, New York (1952) Religion Not Known Hobbies Reading, Writing, Singing, Watching Films Relationships & More Marital Status Married Affairs/Girlfriends Lata Mangeshkar
Bhupen Hazarika with Lata
Kalpana Lajmi (Film Director)
Bhupen Hazarika with Kalpana Lajmi Marriage Date 1950 Family Wife/Spouse Priyamvada Patel
Bhupen Hazarika with his Wife and Son Children Son– Tej Hazarika
Daughter– Not Known
Bhupen Hazarika's Son Parents Father– Nilakanta Hazarika
Mother– Shantipriya Hazarika Siblings Brother– Jayanta Hazarika (Singer)
Bhupen Hazarika's Brother
Sister– Sushma Hazarika

Note: He had total 9 siblings.