Famous People

The Missile Man Left Us Forever Leaving Indelible Imprints A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  Ex President  Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam collapsed and passed  away on 27-7-2015 , Monday , While he was delivering lecture to the Students of IIM (Indian Institute of Management), he was reported dead after  he was admitted to  Bethany hospital ,  Shillong. David Sailo , managing director of Bethany hospital said he was brought to the hospital at 7 pm without a pulse or any sign of life . The actual cause of death is not clearly mentioned , though [...]

A Brief Interview With Renown Assamese Actor “Nipon Goswami” About His on Screen Journey .

The veteran actor of Assamese Film Industry  ,  Nipon Goswami who had achieved Natya Surya Phani Sharma award from the government and Prag Cine life time achievement award for best actor.Being a very well known actor and theatre artist, he has done lots of movies in Assamese, Hindi and Bengali leaving his audience stunt every time. His debut in the movie ‘Piyoli Phukan’ which is directed by Phani Sharma won many accolades.He was born in Kolibari, Tezpur which is [...]


NOOR INAYAT KHAN was a poet and children’s fiction writer. Her forefathers were from a royal family of India. But she ended up working as a spy for the British in war time Europe in the 1940s. The extraordinary tale of Noor Inayat Khan reads like a fictitious spy whodunit, but it is a real-life drama as the book on her, Spy Princess: The life of Noor Inayat Khan unfolds. Meticulously researched and presented by London based author Shrabani Basu, [...]

Khagen Mahanta – Bihu Samrat of Assam

Populrly generally known as Bihu Samrat of Assam (King of Assamese Bihu Songs) Khagen Mahanta the notable individual in assamese people music was born in 17 August 1942 in Aamtala Gajala Satra (Satras are Mahapuruxiya monasteries established by the nice Bhakti Saints Mahapurusha Srimanta) near Jajari Borguri, Nagaon district of Assam. His father was Harendranath Mahanta and mom Lakshmipriya Devi. Khagen Mahanta - Bihu Samrat of Assam Khagen Mahanta took to the fascinating world of music at an early stage on [...]

Singer Zubeen Garg (জুবিন গাৰ্গ)

Zubeen Garg (জুবিন গাৰ্গ) is an Indian singer and music director, composer, songwriter and Actor from Jorhat, Assam. He has acquired a cult fame in Assam and East India over the past two-a long time as an indigenous rockstar. He is also referred to as an actor, lyricist, composer, director and poet. His contributions are largely attributed in Bollywood, Assamese music and Bengali. He knows dhols, guitar, dotora, mandolin, keyboard and numerous percussion instruments. Zubeen Garg hails from Jorhat, a metropolis in [...]

Angaraag Mahanta (Papon)

Angaraag Mahanta (অংগৰাগ মহন্ত) was born to the Assamese folk singer couple Khagen Mahanta and Archana Mahanta. He spent most of his childhood in Assam and he was introduced to music early on in his childhood. Angaraag Mahanta known by his nickname Papon (পাপন) is an Indian singer, composer and record producer from Assam. Papon's initial training was in Indian Classical, devotional (Borgeet) and folk music. He learnt vocals primarily but also plays the khol, tabla, guitar, and harmonium. His music [...]

Jayanta Hazarika

Jayanta Hazarika was arguably the most melodious singer, song writer, composer and music director in the world of Assamese music. He was born September 20, 1943 and died October 15, 1977. In His short life span of 34 years he performed playback singing for numerous Assamese films and made a number of vinyl records and audio cassettes. He is the first Assamese singer that targeted the urban youth with his music. Jayanta Hazarika was pioneer in introducing several western instruments [...]

Angaraag Mahanta

Angaraag Mahanta (Papon) Papon (Angaraag Mahanta) singer, composer, producer born in assam to set of brilliant musicians, was introduced to music and its intricacies in his early childhood. Angaraag Mahanta is son of singers Khagen Mahanta and Archana Mahanta. Papan has managed to create a separate identity with his famous album Jonaki Raati, which recently hit in Assam. Angaraag Mahanta (Papon) Interestingly, the popular Papon is not his original name and is born as Angaraag Mahanta. Famous Indian poet and lyricist Gulzar suggested to him [...]

Bhupen Hazarika

Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Dr. Bhupen Hazarika is a stalwart in the annals of India's cultural heritage today. A multifaceted genius, Bhupen Hazarika is a good poet, music composer, singer, actor, journalist, author and film-maker of the very highest repute. He is the only living pioneer of Assam's film industry in the Northeast, and has been therefore, rightly hailed as the uncrowned king of North-Eastern India's cultural world. Education Bhupen Hazarika was born in 1926, in Sadiya, Assam. An extremely academically prolific person, he [...]

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala Rupkonwar Jyotiprasad (1903-1951) belonged to the fourth generation of the affluent and celebrated Agarwala family of Tezpur, which experienced the varied phases of British colonialism, along with the sophistication of western culture. A poet-philosopher, Jyotiprasad was a bustling spirit of eternal dynamism. Anarchitect of transformation and a soulmate of Assamese nationalism, his indomitable spirit constantly strove to give shape to newness, imbued with traditional fragrance. Jyotiprasad noticed that a sort of stagnation was beginning to cramp the music [...]