Bhojpuri music: music close to the heart
Bhojpuri is used as a mode of talking among the people residing in the parts of north-central and eastern India. Basically it is spoken in the state of Bihar, prominently in its western parts, in the purvanchal region of UP (Uttar Pradesh), along with the north-western part of the state of Jharkhand. In addition to it is also spoken in certain parts outside India such as the Nepal Terai, Guyana, Fiji, Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobago, and Suriname. In Suriname Bhojpuri is spoken in a much greater strength than Trinidad and Tobago.
Bhojpuri is influenced by the Hindi, Bengali languages along with certain impact from Assam, Benaras to Bengal. Even though it has its roots in UP, the state has adopted Khadi boli a version of Hindi. But Bhojpuri is still strongly in use in certain parts of Benaras and Patna.
This language is very sweet in nature thatís why it is liked by masses. This is the only reason that it is the most flourishing industry after Bollywood that is the Bombay film industry. Bhojpuri music is also the specialty of the Bhojpuri films is the kind of music which is very close to the hearts of the people. Bhojpuri music is the music of the masses.
The songs in Bhojpuri are liked by people of all areas and age group as they describe the feelings of the people in their common language and this is the reason why people feel themselves connected to them.
Several artists who were not able to taste the fruit of success in the Bombay film industry got the due success in the Bhojpuri film industry. Major among them is actor Ravi Kishen, who was not able to deliver his 100% in the Mumbai film industry.
But now he is an established star of Bhojpuri industry and not only this he has gained immense popularity in the Mumbai film industry. Manoj Tiwari is also a famous star of the Bhojpuri film industry.
Nowadays, Bhojpuri has emerged as a very popular language and thus the Bhojpuri music also gained popularity among the common people.
Music is something that is just out of all boundations. It is the thing which is understood by people who donít know the language. So is the case with Bhojpuri music. The reason being it is highly expressive language and thus the songs find the way to get expressed before the people.
Some eminent personalities related to Bhojpuri are Dr. Rajendra Prasad who was the first president of India, famous bollywood personalities Manoj Vajpayee, great prime minister of India Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and the list is endless. These days several established bollywood stars are doing some Bhojpuri movies in order to promote them. Some of them are actress Divya Dutta, King of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan, dancing superstar and actor Govinda.
Bhojpuri music is attracting people to it as Bhojpuri is the language of common man.