Skip to content Skip to navigation

Acclaimed musician Kula Barua to grace GPC program

One of the acclaimed cultural personalities of Assam, Kula Barua will grace the ‘Guest of the Month’ program of Guwahati Press Club (GPC) on Thursday (2 November 2017). Commended Assamese singer and music director Barua will interact with the member-journalists in the program (staring at 11.30 am).

Barua’s singing career started with Chemoniar Chora of All India Radio and later he was recognized as a radio artiste in 1968. He has sung in several Assamese movies like ‘Paap Aru Praychitta’, ‘Srimati Mohimamoy’, ‘Sadori’, ‘Bristi’, ‘Sendur’, ‘Bishes Erati’, ‘Prabhati Pakhir Gaan’, ‘Banahansa’ etc. Barua contributed for ‘Srimoti Mohimamoi’ and ‘Sadori’ as a music director too. Barua directed music for two television (Doordarshan) serials namely ‘Lahar’ and ‘Namghariya’.

Born in Silpukhuri, Guwahati (21 January 1938), Barua completed his initial schooling at Tezpur and later shifted to Cotton Collegiate School in the city. He studied at B Barua College, Guwahati. The soft spoken gentleman took retirement from his government job in 1996. A popular footballer at his young age, Barua used to perform Hawaian-guiter, Congo and Bongo those days.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

When photos speak more than thousand words

12 Feb 2011 - 6:30pm | Abdul Gani
If you find it difficult to believe ‘an image speaks a thousand words’ then come to the state art gallery at Ravindra Bhavan in Guwahati. Or even if you are a fan of photography you will...

Electrocution death sets record

26 Jul 2017 - 12:25pm | AT News
The flood toll in Assam stands at 77 this year with the death of yet another person in the north eastern state.  But this year, electrocution death is much higher than that of the drowning...

PII-ICRC media workshop begins

6 Sep 2008 - 1:09am | Nava Thakuria
Journalists from different parts of India with advocacy groups had met at Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh in central India today for a wide range discussion on the freedom of press as well...