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‘Queen of Thumri’ Girija Passed Away

Eminent classical singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Girija Devi has passed away at the age of 88.


  • She was considered as the queen of thumri and fondly called Appa-ji.
  • She was a legendary singer of the Benaras gharana.
  • She was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, Padma Bhushan in 1989 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2016.
‘Queen of Thumri’ Girija Passed Away ‘Queen of Thumri’ Girija Passed Away Reviewed by insiya yadav on October 27, 2017 Rating: 5

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