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Papon in List of 50 Young Accomplished Personalities.

Guwahati (Aug 2014)

Multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Angaraag Mahanta, popularly known as Papon, was recently featured on a list of Mumbai's 50 young accomplished personalities from various walks of life, all less than 40 years of age.


A comprehensive list, compiled by Hindustan Times as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, features actors, sportspersons, musicians, entrepreneurs and politicians, among others, all of whom are from Mumbai. The article provides a short biography of Papon's celebrated career, as well as an opinion from another hugely popular name in the industry, Raghu Dixit, who says, "Papon is a pioneer in promoting north-eastern music and has a calming and soulful voice. As someone who promotes the music of his roots, he is an inspiration for many and a gift to the Indian music industry."


The list puts Papon in the company of other prominent names from the music entertainment industry, including Amit Trivedi, Shreya Ghoshal and Hindustani classical musicians Aditya Kalyanpur and Nishad Bakre, along with Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan and others from the Bollywood entertainment industry. This was stated in a press release.


Courtesy: by VOA Team.