The Shakespeare of Bhojpuri Literature.
A tribute… by singer Kalpana.
Kalpana, records the first rare songs on Bhikari Thakur releasing from TIMES MUSIC.
Kalpana brings the original vibrancy and richness of the Bhikari Thakur folk forms to the World wide so that people from the world over can experience the originality and richness of Bhojpuri music.
Says Kalpana, there is no recorded songs on Bhikari Thakur till date and this will be the first rare one releasing from TIMES MUSIC. I am also planning to do a series of albums on Bhikari Thakur in the future and keep the legend alive within me, in my own little way. With this album ,will generate a mass interest on Bhojpuri music in a genre like WORLD MUSIC. She specifies, "I am not just trying to preserve his folk forms, but trying to sustaining the legendary artist Bhikari Thakur."This Assamese girl is the darling of the North Indian belt and has carved herself a special niche in the Bhojpuri music world credited with reviving and promoting the Bhojpuri music industry all over the world and bringing back traditional forms of music to the International stage. Indian folk music particularly of Northern India & North East has been showcased and revived by Kalpana in a big way.