Dwijendra Mohan Sharma was a renowned writer and lyricist of Assam. His compositions consist of
as many as 500 evergreen hits. He has been termed as the “Man with Melody in his
pen” by the Daily Telegraph.
The career of Dwijendra Mohan Sharma
Dwijendra Mohan Sharma was married to Beauty Sharma Baruah, a popular folk, Indian
classical, Ghazal and Bhajan singer from Assam who has sung several compositions of her
husband. Dwijendra Mohan Sharma had been a teacher at Arya Law College. Dwijendra Mohan Sharma
composed lyrics for several Assamese films.
He and Jayanta Hazarika came together for the
evergreen “Alo Bhuban Hayralu Kinaba” that waffled into the hearts of music
connoisseurs. “Mah Halodhire Nowale Dhuwale” in the voice of his wife Beauty
Sharma Baruah and “Hey Udash” by Baikuntha Gogoi are the most popular Assamese
songs till today.
Singers from the world of Hindi films like Alka Yagnik, Anuradha Paudwal and
Kavita Krishnamurty have lent their voice to his compositions. Some of his other popular tracks
are “Jhilmil Jon Jwole Kopalot”, “Porichoybihin Jojabor Nogori’,
“Sipare Jamunar Bali”. Two of his most acclaimed books on songs are “Mur
geet” and “Aanantorongor Alap”.
In 1988 the children learning music at the
Alkananda Sangeet Vidyalaya of Beauty Sharma Baruah won multiple awards for their songs sung in
the album “Umola Ghoror Geet” which was composed by Dwijendra Mohan Sharma.
two posts of news editor while at Doordarshan, Guwahati. He took his last breath on May 6 2006
at the age of 58 and died of heart attack. After his death his wife published a book on
children’s songs in 2007 namely “Umola Ghoror Geet”.
This contained 56 songs
written by Sharma. His wife has sung 300 songs written by the lyricist. After the death
of her husband she wrote a composition dedicating it to Sharma.