Thursday, February 10, 2011

50 years of Bhojpuri Cinema | #Kalpana Patowary - the most sought after singer of BHOJPURI CINEMA.

#Kalpana Patowary - the most sought after singer of  BHOJPURI CINEMA.

The best-selling female artist of all time - Kalpana Patowary has made an indelible impact on the Bhojpuri music industry and audiences everywhere. Blessed with a stunning five-octave range and signature vocal abilities, the singularly talented singer continues to reach new heights of artistic growth and popularity. As a singer, she has been recognized with Bhikhari Thakur Samman, Swar Kokila, Swar Samragee , Bhojpuri Swar Mallika, Bhojpuri Sewa Samman, Bhojpuri Sangam Samman, Panchamrit Samman, Atkrista Gayak Samman, Bhojpuri Queen to name a few. Released in 2003, Gawanwa Leja Rajaji strongly resonated with audiences, becoming that year's best-selling album in India. Kalpana broke milestones with the album which opened the Bhojpuri Music Industry in India. Kalpana Patowary is the uncrowned empress of playback singing of Bhojpuri cinema. The subject of Bhojpuri music and cinema is incomplete without mentioning her name.

Her first Bhojpuri film for which she sang was “SAIYA SE KARDA MILANWA HEY RAM” and the second was GANGA JAISAN MAI HAMAR. But the 3rd film really turned to be a milestone and once again it established an industry – yes, SASURA BADA PAISAWALA. Bhojpuri Cinema was revolutionised by Sasura Bada Paisewala. Made with a budget of Rs. 30 lakhs, the film collected a gross earning of over Rs. 25 crore. Hereafter, there was no looking back for the Bhojpuri film industry. From that time till now Bhojpuri film industry has evolved so much that now it has become a global industry. Item songs are a big part of Bhojpuri movies; sometimes they are bigger and more popular than the actual story. SASURA BARA PAISA WALAE’s seductive item dance number was one amongst them and the song was written by Vinay Bihari which got very good response. The two duo have given many a hit songs like ‘Man ke Sawaria’, ‘Dil ke Dhardkan’, ‘Balamji’, “Suna Pardes Balam”,”Rasgulla”,”Pani Bhare Gaine Rama”,etc.

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