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Legendary Gujarati singer Kaumudi Munshi passed away at 91


  • Legendary Gujarati Singer Kaumudi Munshi has passed away due to Coronavirus at Somaiya Hospital in Sion East, Mumbai (Maharashtra). She was born in Varanasi (Banaras) in 1929.
  • Kaumudi is known as the "Nightingale of Gujarat" by her critics and fans both alike.
  • She sang many of the classic songs. In spite of that, she was also known for her work in Thumri, Dadra, Chaiti, Kajari, Ghazals, and Bhojpuri folk songs.
  • Some of her songs were in Gujarati such as 'Sachi re maari satre bhavani maa’, and ‘koi aghe aghe thi venu vai che'.
    During her career, She was a preferred artist for H.M.V. Her first album was a HMV LP in 1952 on Garba. She also performed on All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan.

Published On : 14 Oct 2020

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