A tribute to Hemant Kumar

Soumyen Adhikari

Time:06:30 pm

When and Where

Date:Tuesday 25 April 2017
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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An evening of Bengali & Hindi songs of Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadyay, the great singer and composer, will be sung by Soumyen Adhikari, a singer from Kolkata. Soumyen came in touch with the legendary maestro Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, during his early career in music. He was blessed with the affection of Hemanta Mukhopadhyay and was like a son to him and his wife Smt. Bela Mukhopadhyay.

Soumyen was awarded ‘Hemanta Smriti Puroskar’from Bela Mukhopadhyay and Sri Somnath Chatterjee (Lok Sabha Speaker) in 1991 at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata. Soumyen has performed extensively within India and abroad and was invited to sing at the “Bango Sanskritik Sammelan” in Liverpool and other performances in London, Glasgow, Manchester and Bolton. He has also performed in USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Singapore, New Zealand and Bangladesh. His cover versions of songs by Hemant Kumar have been published through various music companies like HMV, Gathani, Beethoven Records, Raga Music, HT Cassette, Miley Mishey, UD Series to name a few.

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