Click to Watch in HD > Raga Hindol | Album: Lifestory Of A Legend, Bhimsen Joshi

Watch Late Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi was an Indian vocalist from Karnataka in the Hindustani classical tradition. He is known for the khayal form of singing, as well as for his popular renditions of devotional music. Hindol is a Hindustani classical raga emerging from Kalyan thaat. It is an ancient raga associated with the spring season. The raga is to be sung or played on an instrument such as santoor during the first part of the day.Bhimsen Joshi was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 1998, the highest honour conferred by Sangeet Natak Akademi, Indias National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama. Subsequently, he received the Bharat Ratna, Indias highest civilian honour, in 2009. He made a career in Hindustani classical music, devotional music, patriotic music and playback singing. Bhimsen Joshi was known for his powerful voice, amazing breath control, fine musical sensibility and unwavering grasp of the fundamentals. He died in 2011, aged 88, in Pune, Maharashtra. Joshi first performed live in 1941 at the age 19. His debut album, containing a few devotional songs in Marathi and Hindi, was released in 1942. Subscribe Music Today channel for unlimited entertainment