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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi has always lived for music. As a boy of eleven, he can away from home in search of a guru. In later years, he underwent unimaginable hardships to emerge as one of the foremost classical socialist of all times. Even today he calls himself a shagird, for his quest still continues. An impulsive, impetuous man a musician with a unique style, a skilled driver and car mechanic, an avid sports lover, footballer, swimmer and slow cyclist, Panditji stands out as a man who has truly lived life to the hilt. Yet his passionate nature is tempered by an all consuming dedication to his muse. And it is this that has enabled him to successfully challenge overwhelming odds time and again.
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Chitravali is a series of biographies dedicated to the legendary figures of India. The series presents the lives of great kings, freedom fighters, political thinkers, social reformers, pioneers of industry, eminent scientists, philosophers, artists, musicians, dancers and film stars, writers and sports people.
The Early Years
Tutelage and After
At HOme and in the World
The Kirana Gharana and Bhimsen Joshi Gayaki
Innovations and Froays into other genres
Perpetuating the Lineage
Bhimseln Joshi the Person