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Bhimsen Joshi

' Bhimanna, You'll Never Abandon Us And Go Away'

Feb 18, 2011 Sugata Srinivasaraju

Legendary singer Bhimsen Joshi's eldest son from his first wife reclaims his father

Vintage Classic

Feb 05, 2011 Sheila Dhar

What made this Bharat Ratna a legend in his lifetime was not just his individualistic gayaki. 'There was a recklessness in his approach to life which had its own magnetism'

'They Always Praise Him As A Maharastrian'

So wrote the proud father of Bhimsen Joshi, pointing out, "Although this artiste is a pure Kannadaiga, since he happened to settle down in Pune ..he is praised as a Maharastrian. The other reason for his appropriation is perhaps the newspapers of Mah

A Father Remembers

Nov 20, 2008 Sugata Srinivasaraju

While we usually read sons writing about their fathers, the proud father of Bhimsen Joshi wrote on his accomplished son's musical journey nearly 47 years-ago in a rare and forgotten essay.

Bhimsen Joshi Hazir Ho

The State wants to be the grand jury, playing patron like the old nawabs and rajas. But art is a sovereign nation... and just how do you summon a king to the court?

06 November, 2008

Bhimsen Joshi

T. Narayan

It was a cold winter morning, way back in the 1990s. Outlook photo editor T. Narayan ended up capturing some music on his camera.

06 November, 2008

'A Voice Like A Buffalo Calf With A Cold'

Kumar Prasad Mukherji

'I told him he had no future as a singer... He lived in my house for a while. I would pay him a tenner or two for running errands and then he suddenly disappeared one day...'

05 November, 2008

Bharat Ratna Bhimsen Joshi

Outlook Web Bureau

Is it a case of better late than never? The ailing 86-year old is the first Hindustani classical vocalist to be so honoured with India's highest civilian award

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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