Juthika Ray - Hindi Bhajan - N 16087 - (Condition - 80-85%) - 78 RPM
Juthika Ray is a famous bhajan singer. She started singing at an early age. She has sung many songs for music directors including her first mentor Kazi Nazrul Islam (whom she called Kazi Da) and the great Bengali music director Kamal Dasgupta. It is said that Kamal Das Gupta and Kumari Juthika Roy recorded a naat in the late 1930s that impressed Gupta so much that he embraced Islam. Her singing was liked by many including Mahatma Gandhi. She has sung for many Bengali and Hindi movies also but she is most popularly known for her Meera Bhajans. She is now over 85 years old and lives in her Shyampukur Street, Kolkata house with her sisters.