Arun Date

Arun Date (4 May 1934 – 6 May 2018)[1][2] was a well known Marathi singer of Bhavageete.[3]


Originally a textile engineer, Arun left his high-profile job after 28 years of service for pursuing a career in singing. His song "Shukratara" was adjudged as song of the month by Mumbai Radio Station in 1962.[4] Arun was first recipient of Gajananrao Vatave Puraskar[citation needed].

Personal lifeEdit

Arun Date's brother, Ravi Date, is a well-known tabla player.


  1. ^ "Tributes pour in for 'Aru Bhaiyya'". 26 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Senior singer Arun Date passes away - Times of India". The Times of India.
  3. ^ "Leading Marathi bhavgeet singer Arun Date passes away at 84 - Times of India". Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Arun Date's Journey from an engineer to a singer". Sakaal Times. 8 November 2010. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2012.