BIBHURANJAN CHOUDHURY Dies at 71

 

BIBHURANJAN CHOUDHURY Dies at 71

 Renowned music composer Bibhuranjan Choudhury died on Sunday following a protracted battle with cancer, coupled with other possessions, his family said.     Painter Kiron Shankar, a close associate of Choudhury, stated the composer was admitted in the hospital after his health deteriorated after the detection of gallbladder stone.   

Though he recovered later, the condition started deteriorating and was put under venting.  He died around 6 pm," Shankar said.  The singer with a baritone voice was suffering from cancer, for which he had been treated outside the state as well.  Choudhury, who wrote the music of Guwahati Doordarshan"s serial"Jibonor Batot", hailed as the superintendent of the Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation.  "Bibhu da was the only person as soon as the ASFFDC began.  He almost single-handedly built this organisation.  

 


Condolences began pouring in from various quarters, who predicted his passing an irreparable loss to the audio industry of the nation.  Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the demise of Choudhury and said he enriched the Assamese cultural world by contributing immensely, particularly imparting training to the youths. 

 "The entire state will remember him forever.  This eminent artiste"s death is a significant loss for our cultural as well as social life," Sonowal added.  "He had been a sort of an unsung musician.  He did not receive the recognition that he must have got while living.  We deeply mourn the death of this talented singer and it is a void that no one could fill," theatre personality and filmmaker Sitanath Lahkar said.  Choudhury"s first film as music director has been"Sutrapat" in 1987 and the last one was"Aei Maatite" in 2017.  



He had composed music for numerous TV serials, stage plays and radio productions at a career spanning over a long time.  The septuagenarian was also associated with the Indian People"s Theatre Association and Samahar Natya Gosthee, also composed music for their stage and TV productions.  The music director had also acted in dozens of movies, plays, serials in the Assamese language.  


Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the death of Choudhury and said that he had enriched the Assamese culture by contributing immensely, especially by training the youth. "This eminent artiste's death is an irreparable loss for our culture as well as social life," Sonowal said. Bibhuranjan Choudhury's first film as a music director was Sutrapat in 1987 and the last one is Ai Maatite in 2017. He also composed music for many TV serials, stage plays, and radio productions. He had also acted in many Assamese films, plays, and serials.


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