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Who was called Queen of Thumri?

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posted Oct 25, 2017 by Panchika Trivedi

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Girija Devi was known as the thumri queen for popularizing the genre of semi-classical Indian music.

She has demonstrated the Thumri and also she has researched on the medium of expression according to the lyrics, which has given Thumri a different dimension.
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She was a legendary singer of the Benaras gharana, Girija Devi was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, Padma Bhushan in 1989 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016.

answer Nov 24, 2017 by Sona Munshi