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Hemant Chauhan bags an award

DNAHM58670 | 10/6/2012 | Author : After Hours Correspondent | WC :190

He is known as the 'king of bhajans' & has conquered hearts in India and abroad with his devotional songs

Well-known singer Hemant Chauhan specialises in bhajans, religious songs, garba songs and other folk genres. He has been honoured with the Akademi Ratna award 2011 for his contribution to traditional folk music of Gujarat which he recieved in 2012.
Eminent exponents of music, dance and theatre are felicitated every year with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. Eight artists were chosen for their contribution to traditional/folk/tribal/dance theatre and puppetry from across the country and from Gujarat, Chauhan was selected.
His music takes the listener to a world of serenity and devotion. He has released many albums on garba and devotional songs. Some of his famous tracks include - 'Pankhida O Pankhida', 'Om Namah Shivay Shiv Dh
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