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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Geetasree Chhabi Bandopadhyay died


Geetasree Chhabi Bandopadhyay of West Bengal died yesterday, 23 May 2012 at a private nursing home in Kolkata. She was 89 years old. Geetasree Chhabi Bandopadhyay was a Kirtan singer of Bengal.


Chhabi Bandopadhyay was unmarried. Chhabi Bandopadhyay recorded her first song when she was 10 years old. Chhabi Bandopadhyay also sang devotional songs, songs of Atulprasad, D L Roy and Rajanikanta Sen. She sang songs in Bengali films also.


Awards for Chhabi Bandopadhyay


Bengal Motion Picture Association Award in 1955
Sangeet Natak academy in 1986
Honorary d-litt from rabindra bharati university

1 comment:

  1. SHE GOT AN UNIQUE VOICE WHICH IS VERY MUCH SUITED FOR KIRTAN SONGS. HER CONTRIBUTION IN BENGALI SONGS MAINLY IN KIRTAN IS IMMENSE. SHE HAS ENRICHED THE KIRTAN SONGS IN AN DEVOTIONAL TOUCH
    LET HER IMMORTAL SOUL REST IN PEACE IN HEAVEN.

    DILIP KR SEN SHERORAPHULLY HOOGHLY

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