Search Results: 'Padma Vibhushan'
Memories Of Time
Definitive anthology of poetry by Jnanpith award winning Indian and Oriya poet Sitakant Mahapatra. This new anthology brings together seventy-five poems – the largest collection of Sitakant... More > Mahapatra’s poetry ever assembled in English, including several poems never previously translated. The selection draws from a lifetime’s work spanning more than 50 years, and features luminous English versions rendered by a remarkable cast of translators.< Less
Great Indian Playback Singers Series: Asha Bhosle
Asha Bhosle is renowned for her voice range; she is often credited for her versatility, Bhosle's work includes film music, pop, ghazals, bhajans, traditional Indian classical music, folk songs,... More > qawwalis, and Rabindra Sangeets. Apart from Hindi, she has sung in over 20 Indian and foreign languages. In 2006, Asha Bhosle stated that she had sung over 12,000 songs, a figure repeated by several other sources. The World Records Academy, an international organization which certifies world records, recognised her as the "Most Recorded Artist" in the world, in September 2009. In 2011 she was officially acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist in music history. The Government of India honoured her with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2000 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.< Less