100th Birth Anniversary of Bhimsen Joshi

  • 07 Feb 2022

  • The 100th birth anniversary of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was observed on 4 February 2022.
  • He belongs to the Kirana gharana tradition of Hindustani Classical Music.
  • He is known for the khayal form of singing, as well as for his popular renditions of devotional music.
  • He was awarded Padma Shri (1972), Padma Bhushan (1985), Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship (1998), Padma Vibhushan (1999), and Bharat Ratna (2008).