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Padma Shri Juthika Roy was expired on 5 February

Padma Shri Juthika Roy was expired on 5 February

Juthika Roy was an Indian Bhajan singer. She gave more than 200 Hindi and more than 100 Bengali songs in his four decades long career. She also recorded Hindi Bhakti music for Hindi films. Jutika Roy was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award in 1972. Juthika Roy was one of the favorite singers of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.

About Juthika Roy

  • Juthika Roy was born on April 20, 1920 in Amata, a place in Howrah district of West Bengal.
  • She was also known as 'Modern Meera' for the sweet hymns of Mira.
  • When she was 12, she recorded her first album in 1932.
  • Her bhajans 'Ghunghat ke Pat Khol' and 'Pag Haghghur Dam Mira Nachi' were quite popular.
  •  On August 15, 1947, on the first Independence Day of India, Nehruji had requested the singing of songs on the radio on the occasion of the flag hoisting.
  •  Gandhiji used to listen to her songs every day when he was in jail in Pune.
  • Juthika Roy has also given her sweet voice in two Bengali films 'Dhuli' and 'Ratandeep'.
  • He was awarded the Padmashree in 1972.

Hit List of Junika Roy

  • Ghunghat ke pat khol
  • Kanhaiya pe tann mann
  • Pag Ghanghuru Bandh Mira Nachi
  • Tore ang se ang milake kanhaai
  • Main Ram naam ki Chudiyan pehenoon
  • Main toh Waari Jaaun Raam

Bhajan Singer Juthika Roy died on February 5, 2014 in Kolkata. She was 93 years old. Due to his age-related illness, he was admitted to Ramkrishna Mission Service Establishment in January 2014.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Who was called 'Modern Meera'?
A. Anuradha Paudwal
B. Juthika Roy
C. Lata Mangeshkar
D. Asha Bhonsle
Ans: Juthika Roy

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