Madhu Mansoori Hasmukh
Born4 September 1948
Similia, Ranchi, Bihar (now Jharkhand), India
Occupationoperator, Singer, Songwriter, activist
Spouse(s)Samia Oraon
Parent(s)Abdul Rahman Mansoori (father)
Awards
  • Padma Shri (2020)
  • Jharkhand Ratna Award (2011)
  • Jharkhand Bibhuti Award

Madhu Mansoori Hasmukh (born 1948) is an Indian singer, songwriter and activist. He had written and sung several Nagpuri songs for movement of separate state Jharkhand.[1][2] In 2011,the Government of Jharkhand awarded him Jharkhand Ratna Award.[3] In 2020, he received Padma Shri in field of Arts.[4]

Personal life

Madhu Mansuri Hasmukh was born on 4 September 1948 in similia in Ranchi district. His father name was Abdul Rahman Mansuri.[5] According to Madhu Mansuri, his ancestors were Oraon who were converted to Islam. He married Samia Oraon.[3]

Career

Hasmukh was operator in MECON. He learned traditional song from his father. He had started singing songs from his childhood. He sang first song in stage in 1960 at the age of twelve. He established Shist Manch in 1960 and his first book of Nagpuri songs got published. In 1972 he wrote "Nagpur kar Kora" song. In 1992, he traveled Taiwan with Ram Dayal Munda and Mukund Nayak.[5] He had written and sung several Nagpuri songs for movement for separate Jharkhand state.[3]

Awards and recognition

Government of Jharkhand awarded him Jharkhand Bibhuti Award.[5] In 2011, Government of Jharkhand awarded him Jharkhand Ratna Award.[3] In 2020, he received Padma Shri in field of Arts.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Music video on displacement". telegraphindia.
  2. ^ "मधु मंसूरी ने गाये झारखंड आंदोलन के सर्वाधिक गीत". livehindustan.
  3. ^ a b c d "झारखंड: माई-माटी की लड़ाई में टूट चुके हैं मधु मंसूरी". bbc.
  4. ^ a b "Padma Shri for Jharkhand's Shashadhar Acharya and Madhu Mansuri Hasmukh". avenuemail.
  5. ^ a b c "नामचीन नागपुरी गायक-गीतकार मधु मंसूरी के गीत झारखंड आंदोलन में फूंकते थे जान". panchayatnama. 27 April 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2019.