Papon in List of 50 Young
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.