Hemanta Mukherjee was an Indian music director, composer and playback singer,who sang in Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages. He is also one of the known artists of Rabindra Sangeet.
DID YOU KNOW…
- Hemanta was born in Varanasi, in the house of his maternal grandfather who was a leading physician.
- Hemanta had three brothers and a sister, Nilima. His elder brother, Tarajyoti, was a short-story writer in Bengali.
- In the 1970s, Hemanta’s contribution in Hindi films was nominal.