Angaraag Mahanta

Legendary Assamese Singer Khagen Mahanta dies at 72

Legendary Assamese Singer Khagen Mahanta dies at 72

Legendary Assamese Singer Khagen Mahanta – popularly known as the King of Bihu – died of heart attack at his residence at 3:30PM on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Advertisements He was 72 and is survived by his singer wife Archana Mahanta, son Angaraag Papon Mahanta, a popular singer and daughter Kingkini Mahanta. At the time of Mahanta’s […]

Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Just on the eve of Bohag Bihu i.e. on 10th April ULFA had issued a statement requesting the Bihu Organizing Committees and the artists of Assam not to stage or sing Bollywood Hindi songs for seven days of Bihu celebration. The request was accepted by all the artists of Assam except Zubeen Garg, a popular […]

Global Indian Music Academy Nominations – Angaraag Mahanta on the run with Assamese folk music

Global Indian Music Academy Nominations – Angaraag Mahanta on the run with Assamese folk music

By- Correspondent | Date- August 12, 2011 Singer Angaraag Mahanta, also known as Papon, is in run for the award of the best folk singer/ album of India. The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA) awards announced their nominations for this year’s awards yesterday and two of Angaraag Mahanta’s music albums Gomseng and Phagunar Gaan have […]

Metros, Money & Marijuana- Assamese Youth’s New Ideal

Metros, Money & Marijuana- Assamese Youth’s New Ideal

Few decades earlier the world knew Assamese youths as milestones of revolution or with thoughts of social changes. By history, world knows Assamese youths as Patriotic and devoted for Society & Motherland. And now, change itself changed it’s way & impact. Assamese youths were really fed up with Gun Fights, Battles, Bloodshed & decade old patriotism, in […]