Papon says it all when he sings these lines. Assam’s beloved singer Angaraag Papon Mahanta ( popularly known as Papon) turns a year older today.
The singer is also famous in Bollywood for his melodious voice and the gift of singing that can touch souls. He has given several hits in the Hindi movie industry.
Being a birthday person, Papon said, “Birthdays are special with my special people around. Sometimes we party, go to special places like a forest, deep into the woods, or have a quiet affair with my family. It is difficult to recall any one particular birthday memory.”
He added, “A few years back, we happened to be somewhere a little out of Jodhpur for a show. It was a night festival. The night was also out in the desert with camels, it. It was an extraordinary birthday. We had the best audience; my band and family had also traveled with me.”
Papon is the leading vocalist and head of the band ‘The East India Company.’ In the world of rap and jazz, Angaraag Mahanta, popularly stage-named as ‘Papon,’ keeps melody alive within the souls of individuals with his compositions and music.
So, Papon is acknowledged as a winning musician from Assam and is well-famed all around the globe.
Papon’s father and Bihu king Khagen Mahanta, at the age of fifteen, started performing in concerts in Shillong, where he was well received. He and his wife Archana Mahanta plays a vital role in Assamese folk music.