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Name: Anirban Bhattacharyya
Skills: Singer, Soloist, Teacher
Phone: (033)24156922
Address: P-26,Purbapally,Haltu Kathgola,Ground Floor, Kolkata 700078, India
Links: E-mail
TUTELAGE: Initiation by mother Smt Minakshi Bhattacharyya at 3 yrs. age. Preliminary voice-training from Sri Abhijit Bandopadhyay, Sri Pradip Chatterjee. Training of Hindustani Classical Music from Smt. Chandana Chakraborty. From 1997 onwards,a senior student of Shrutinandan. Presently, receiving taalim from Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty.

PERFORMANCE: Shishu-Mahal and Galpo-Dadur Ashor of Akashbani from 1992 to 1998 in Rabindrasangeet and presently a B-Grade Artiste of AIR. Playback-singer in TV-serial Rajeshwari in 1998. Performed in The Doverlane Music Conference’04-’05 opening ceremony and the appraisal of“The Bande Mataram” was published in almost all the leading news-dailies. Devotional TV programmes- Anjali in Tara Muzik, Sharanagata in Zee Bangla and Upasana in ETV Bangla. Performs regularly in Down Memory Lane, Legends, Musically Yours-bengali modern songs programme in Tara Muzik Channel. Taken part in the Muzi-Quiz and performed in the Live show Tero Parbon on the eve of the new Bengali year in 2006. Regularly renders vocal support in the famous percussion ensemble Drums of India conducted by Mallar Ghosh. Invited in the famous Talk-Show Take-A-Break hosted by Parambrata Chatterjee aired in Tara Muzik Channel. Performed in Purbo-Kolkata Samonnoy Utsav, Calcutta Festival in 2007 and Bangla Sangeet Mela in 2006-’07. Performs regularly in the classical concerts organized by N.D.Music Circle. Sung bandish of different ragas in Geetinandan Part II composed and conceived by Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty. Playback-singer in ETV Mega-Serial Bamakhyapa in the lips of the title-role. Invited in the classical concert organised by the collaboration of EZCC and Saltlake Cultural Association in 2008.

ACHIEVEMENTS: Best Young Performer of Bengali songs in State-Level in 1996. Adjudged 1st in the “Bengali Modern Songs”competiton in Kasba Utsav in 1997. Best Singer Award in Classical Music competition organised by St.James School, named Jaco-Jagoran in 2002. Stood 2nd in Kheyal Competition organised by “ Doverlane Music Conference” and “Rajya Sangeet Academy” in 2003. Stood 1st in Bhajan,3rd in Thumri and Ragpradhan competition organised by Doverlane Music Conference in 2004. Stood 1st in Bangla Gaan organized by Dreamz Unlimited in 2006, held at AIKATAN, Salt Lake.

PRESS RELEASES: “Musical tribute was paid to Uma Sehanabis-the creator-founder of Patha Bhavan, by many including Anirban Bhattacharyya” - 16th January 2002, Aajkaal. “This year the Best Youngest Talented Singer Award by Sambad Pratidin went to Anirban Bhattacharyya”- 13th February 2004, Sambad Pratidin. “You really have a very good voice”- Pt. Jasraj. 22nd January 2005. His reaction after listening to the Inaugural Bandemataram Chanting by Anirban at the Doverlane Music Conference (53rd Session). “A very musical beginning to this year’s Doverlane Music Conference (53rd Session)-Bandemataram Chanting by Anirban Bhattacharyya” 29th January 2005, Anandabazar Patrika. “Anirban Bhattacharyya stood first in the Young Talent Search Contest titled Swapnaneel organised by Dreamz Unlimited. His musical album is yet to release” 17th May 2006, Aajkaal (evening).



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