Hemant Chauhan

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Hemant Chauhan

Hemant Chauhan is a Gujarati writer and singer. He specializes in Bhajan, religious and Garba songs and other folk genres.[1] He received 'Akademi Ratna Award 2011' for his contribution to traditional folk music of Gujarat on 9 October 2012. He is frequently referred to as the Bhajan King of Gujarati Music, and is also considered to be one of the best singers of Sugam Sangeet. He has a huge fan base and following all over the world including India (mainly in Gujarat), United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and East Africa. His fan base outside of India is made up of people of Gujarati heritage. With an extensive catalogue of hit songs and bhajans, his “Kathiya Wadi Lok Dayra and Bhajan Sandhya” concert tour in North America in early 2007 was a huge hit. He has released many albums of devotional music. He has the mastery in Gujarati Bhajans and he himself believes that he has gained popularity and fame by singing Gujarati Bhajans, especially the Bhajans of great Gujarati saint-poet Dasi Jivan. His first album was released in 1978 namely 'Dasi Jivan na Bhajano', which was a huge hit across Gujarat. Till then he has sung more than 5000 bhajans and many other devotional items.[citation needed]

Hemant Chauhan performing at Bharat Bhavan in Gujarat Mahotsav at Bhopal February 2017

Selected works[edit]

  • Pankhida O Pankhida
  • Om Namah Shivay-Shiv Dhun
  • Om Sai Mangalam
  • Shriman Narayana
  • Laher Lagi Bhajan Ni
  • Dham Dham Nagara Re...
  • Live In Leicester- Tu Rangai Jane Rang Ma
  • Chotile Dakla Vagya
  • Bhajan-Krishna-Devotional
  • Shiv Tandav
  • He Jagjanani He Jagdamba Hd Version
  • Hemant Chauhan- Tare Rahevu Bhada Na Makan Ma...
  • Shrinathaji And Bhajan
  • Pankhida Ne Aa Pinjaru
  • Unchi Medi Te Mara Sant Ni Re
  • Raakh Na Ramakada
  • O Ma Meri
  • Pyalo mein pidhel che bharpoor (Sant Dasi Jivan)
  • Dekhanda koi aa dal mai (Sant Dasi Jivan)
  • Kaleja katari, madi mune laine maari (Sant Dasi Jivan)

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