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Pratima Barua Pandey

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Pratima Barua Pandey

Born: October 3, 1934
Died: 27 December 2002

  • She was a popular folk singer.
  • Barua Pandey, a national awardee, best known for her Goalpariya (Koch Rajbongshi / Kamatapuri/ Deshi) songs Hastir Kanya and Mur Mahut Bandhure.
  • Pratima Barua Pandey was awarded the Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi for her pioneering efforts in popularising Goalpariya lokageet.
  • A documentary film made on her life and works by noted filmmaker Prabin Hazarika, Hastir Kanya, won National Film Award for Best Biographical Film in 1997.
  • A documentary film made on her life and works by noted filmmaker Prabin Hazarika,Hastir Kanya, won National Film Award for Best Biographical Film in 1997, earned great appreciation and created waves at the South Asian film festival in 1998.

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