Bhojpuri is a common territorial speech verbalised in the regions of northern and eastern India. The language is very much vocal and alive in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkand, as well as in the adjacent countries of Kingdom of Nepal. With the distribution of the society nowadays the language can be heard the in whole of India and the world. Today Bhojpuri music can be heard not only in India but also Nepal, Mauritius and most parts of the Caribbean.
Chiefly in the northeast regions of India, Bhojpuri songs and music is making a mystifying impact not only to its devotees but as well to other people. Along side with bollywood cinema films made in this language is also doing big business especially movies of actors such as Ravi kishen and Manoj Tiwary. A large number of Hindi actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay devgan, Manoj Vajpayee, Nagma, Rambha and numerous others are also acting in these films. Because of the expanding fame of Bhojpuri films the songs and euphony has found a modern character.
People frequently are of the view that the Bhojpuri songs listeners include rickshaw and truck drivers and other migrants of north India. Although the composition of these films, broadly speaking is more or less about agricultural India, the audiences are bigger. These films actually pay tribute to native topics like human relationships, emotions and family ties, unlike the Hindi movie illusions. These are very much like the dramatic family soaps of the early 20th century. In addition, Bhojpuri films mostly are to do with matrimony and household.
The Music and songs has given several hit songs from vocalists such as Manoj Tiwari, Kalpana, Sharda Sinha, Guddu Rangila, Pawan Singh, Devi, Santosh Singh and numerous others vocalists. These singers have put Bhojpuri music on the world map. People from all walks of life are now able to listen to this music.
By Maite Burn