Haimanti Sukla

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Haimanti Sukla
Born (1949-02-02) February 2, 1949 (age 68)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Genres Hindustani classical music
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1972–present

Haimanti Sukla (Bengali: হৈমন্তী শুক্লা Hoimonti Shukla) (born 2 February 1949) is a Bengali singer.[1] The tradition of Hindustani classical music was in her family[2] and this helped her to become a classically trained singer.[3] She recorded her first song E to kanna noy aamar in 1972.[2]

Early life[edit]

She was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India to Pandit Harihar Sukla, a noted Hindustani classical vocalist. She received her training from her father.

Career[edit]

Her popular song in Bollywood is Kahan Se Aaya Badra from movie "Chasmebadoor", Her first Hindi movie song was "jivan ki kitabon par" from movie "Amavas ka Chand"

Filmography[edit]

  • Amrita (2012)
  • Arohon (2010)
  • Musolmanir Galpo (2010)
  • 1 No. Plum Villa (2009)
  • Antarotamo (2008)
  • Gandharbi (2002)
  • Bhakter Bhagaban (1997)
  • Darpachurna (1980)
  • Sister (1977)
  • Asadharan (1977)
  • Ami Se O Sakha (1977)
  • Amavas ka chand (1979)
  • Chashme Baddor (1981)

Awards[edit]

Year Organization/Award Film/Song
1973 Pratishruti Parishad Music Award
1978 Bangla Chalachitra Prashar Samiti Best Singer Film: Balok Sharatchandra
1982 Sur Singer Academy
Mian Tansen Award
1982 Bangla Chalachitra Prachar Sanshad Film: Bodhani
1982 Bangla Chalachitra Purashkar Samiti Ram Kahat Hai (Hindi)
1999 Bangla Language & Literary Society, Singapore
1999 NABC Worldwide Millennium Celebration
2005 Kalakar Award[4] Best music album

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "Singer's biography Gomolo". Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Haimanti Sukla website". Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Biography at Salilda.com". Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kalakar award winners" (PDF). Kalakar website. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

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