Veteran Gujarati folk singer Diwaliben Bhil passes away

Posted on:20 May 2016 09:31:40

Veteran Gujarati folk singer Diwaliben Bhil passes away
20 May 2016 Current Affairs: Veteran Gujarati folk singer Diwaliben Bhil passed away in Junagadh, Gujarat. She was 80. Diwaliben Bhil had given her voice to various Gujarati folk songs, film songs and Garba (Gujarati folk dance).

Diwaliben Bhil :  She was born in tribal family in Gir jungle and was married at the age of 9. Later at age of 20, she shifted to Junagadh. She received fame after Akashwani team found out her singing talent and recorded her song when she was signing Garba in Vanzari chowk area of Junagadh. Later she was invited to sing in Akashwani and recorded her first song, ‘Ful utarya fulwadi ae re lol’. Since then she performed on All India Radio and Doordarshan.

Award and Honours : Union Government had honoured her with Padma Shri award in 1991.


Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs May 2017

22 MAY
NEWS
20 MAY
NEWS
19 MAY
NEWS
18 MAY
NEWS

Current Affairs April 2017

29 APRIL
NEWS
28 APRIL
NEWS
27 APRIL
NEWS
26 APRIL
NEWS

Current Affairs March 2017

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS