Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

Promoters & Preservers of Sindhyat

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Satram Verhomal Rohra


Name Satram Verhomal Rohra
Date of Birth : Sukkur, Sind (Pakistan)
Place of Birth : 16.6.1939
Academic Attainments          : F.Y. Sc.
Permanent Residential
Address
: 23 Aram Nagar II, Versova  Rd,
Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400 061
Telephone Nos. : (R) 91-22-2636 9566 (O) 2201 8041
Fax : 91-22-2631 4705
Email : satramr@rediffmail.com

Significant Literary Achievements/ Contributions :

As Film Producer :
Satram Rohra produced several Hindi films since 1964,  such as ‘Shera Daku’ and  ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’, which were box office hits. He also produced a Sindhi film ‘Hal Ta Bhajee Haloon’ (let us run away).
Recognition By way of Awards/ Honours :
Satram Rohra has received AIR Award as an outstanding Sindhi singerAlso honoured with ‘Puraskars’ at several Sindhi programmes all over the country and abroad.


As Singer :

TIPS has released 3 cassettes of his Sindhi songs.  Also several LPs and 78-mm records of Sindhi songs have been released by HMV. Satram Rohra is also a Play Back Singer.  He sang for the following Sindhi films :
1)   ‘Jhulelal’ (Patron God of Sindhis).
2)   ‘Hal Ta Bhajee Haloon’ (Let us run away)
3)   ‘Shal Dheeyar Na Jaman’  (Let Daughters not be born).
4)   ‘Ladlee’ (Beloved).

Additional Information :

Satram is a versatile stage artiste.  He is a renowned singer of Sindhi ‘soofi kalams’ folk songs  and comedy songs.  He keeps his audience spell bound for hours.  He in the company of famous Singer, Bhagwanti Navani under the banner of ‘Kalakar Mandal’ (founded by prolific writer & dramatist Shri Gobind Malhi) enthralled Sindhi audience with soul stirring folksongs and Sindhi ‘Bhagat’ (mixture of song, dance & folktale).


Finale :

Satram started his career as a singer during his school days. He presented children’s special programmes on All India Radio, Mumbai.  He has a very effective voice, which impresses immensely with its variety of modes & styles, be it devotional, folk or simple geet.  Late Bhagwanti Navani & Satram Rohra were always the most sought after singing duo.  Satram also produced a number of films."

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