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Name: Pritam Paul
Skills: Player, sitar player (Sitar Player)
Address: West Bengal, Kolkata 700040, India
Links: E-mail
PRITAM PAUL [Sitar Player] 1/17, AZADGARH,TOLLYGUNGE, P.O. -REGENT PARK , P.S. - JADAVPUR, KOLKATA - 700 040. Contact No. : [Mob]: +919831089728 Email : I am a young Sitar performer. I was born on 1984 in Kolkata. My Great Great Grand Father is Late Sri Motilal Pal was a great painter as well as a famous sculptor. My Great Grand Father is Late Sri Vim Chandra Paul was famous in making Harmonium and Sitar. My Grand Father Late Shri Banamali Chandra Paul [ Panchu Babu ] was a renowned Sitar Player with that a popular Sitar maker. Nowadays, My Father Shri Rabindra Nath Paul [ Bablu Da ] is also a very Famous Sitar Maker as well as a Sitar Player . Today standing in 4th Generation, I consider myself as a sitar player. When I was at an age of 7years I started Playing Sitar and I learned basics from my Father who was a [ Student of Ustad Benjamin Gomes ], after then Shri Ashit Golai [ Student of Pt. Dipak Chowdhury ], then Shri Sailen Das [ Student of Pt. Lakshman Bhattacharjee %26 Pt. Ravi Shankar], and Shri Kushal Das. Currently I am also studying from Smt. Ameena Perera [ Daughter of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan ] %26 Shri Asim Chowdhury. [ Student of Ustad Benjamin Gomes and Pt. Bimalendu Mukherjee ], I am also under the supervision of Shri Bhaskar Roy for commercial purpose. Presently I am an Artist of “YUVAVANI”~ All India Radio(KOLKATA) and also the Life Member Sitar Artist of “Calcutta Cine Musicans Association”. I have completed M.A. in Instrumental Music (Sitar) under Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. I had participated on some prestigious competitions such as Paschim Banga Rajya Chatra Yuba Utsab Music Competition in 1999 and Calcutta University Institute Inter College Oriental Music Competition in 2007, where I stood first. I was rewarded with GOLD MEDAL and V.G. Yog Memorial Award of [ All India Merit Test in “Graduate Level” ] from Sarba Bharatya Sangeet- o-Sanskriti Parishad [W.B. India] in 2008, also GOLD MEDAL of [ All India Merit Test in “Graduate Level”] from Pracheen Kala Kendra [Chandigarh. India] in 2010, and GOLD MEDAL and Gokul Nag Memorial Award of [ All India Merit Test in “Post Graduate Level” ] from Sarba Bharatya Sangeet-o- Sanskriti Parishad [W.B. India] in 2011. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION [Instrumental Music] 1) M.A. [Instrumental Music - Sitar 2nd Class] under Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. in the year 2011. 2) B. A. [ Hons. In Instrumental Music - Sitar 1st Class] under Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. in the year 2009. 3) M. MUS, "SANGEET RATNA" - Sitar [ 1st Class, Distinction] from Bangiya Sangeet Parisad, [West Bengal. ] in the year 2010. 4) M. MUS, "SANGEET RATNA" Sitar [ 1st Class] from Sarbabharatiya Sangeet - O - Sanskriti Parisad, [West Bengal] in the year 2011. 5) B. MUS "SANGEET PROVAKAR" Sitar [ 1st Class] from prayag Sangit Samiti, [ Allahabad] in the year 2009. 6) B.MUS, "SANGEET VISHARAD" Sitar [ 1st Class ¬“First”] from Pracheen Kala Kendra, [Chandigarh] in the year 2010. EXTRA QUALIFICATION : 1. Certificate on Computer Application. Desk Top Publishing [D.T.P.] from “THE MOTHER COMPUTER CENTER, Dankuni, Hoogly ” [W.B. India]. 2. Spoken English from “THE MOTHER COMPUTER CENTER, Dankuni, Hoogly” [W.B. India]. PERFORMED [Sitar ] 1 All India Radio [Kolkata] Frequently. 2 Paschim Banga Rajya Chatra Yuba Utsab. [ Chanditola - 2 , Hooghly, West Bengal] in the year 1999. 3 Nazrul Mancha [ Rath Tala] Kolkata, West Bengal in the year 2004. 4 Rabindra Vhaban [ Barahnagar, Kolkata ] in the year 2005. 5 Sri Ramkrishna Bedanta Math [ Kolkata, West Bengal] in the year 2008. 6 The Art of Living { Brahm Naad }[ New Delhi], in the year 2008. 7 Bharatmata [ Bijoygarh College, Kolkata ] in the year 2008. 8 Press Club [ Kolkata – 700069 ] in the year 2009. 9 Tarun Sengupta Smrity Bhawan Hall [ Birati, W.B.] in the year 2010. 10 Pt. Narayan Rao Jashi Sangit Samaj [ Kolkata] in the year 2010 %26 2011. 11 Baba Allauddin Memorial Committee [ Kolkata] in the year 2010. 12 United Minds For Peace Society [ Kalamandir, “Kala Kunj”, Kolkata - 17, W.B. ] in the year 2010. 13 T.M.C festival [Gandhi Colony School For Boys, Kolkata,] in the year 2011. 14 Bengali Engineers Club, [Chajjubagh, Patna, Bihar] in the year 2011. 15 Sri Aurobindo Institute of Indian Culture, [ Shillong - 793001 ] in the year 2011. 16 Timir Baran Symphony Orchestra “ Reproduced and Conduched by Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar” [ Kala Mandir , Kolkata ] in tha year 2011. 17 Amir Khan Sangeet Samsad [ Rabindra Vhaban , Burdwan ] in tha year 2012. 18 Concert organized by “Philips” at vedic village, Rajarhat Kolkata in tha year 2012 %26 2013. 19 Shri Aurobinda Anushilan Society, Suri (Birbhum) in tha year 2012. 20 Sishu Tirtha, Shantiniketan (Birbum) in tha year 2012. 21 Germany Tour by Anubhab Academy,Koln ( Cologne [Koln], Duisburg,Frankfurt,Dusscl Dorf,Hamburg,Bonn, Essen, Berlin, Kassel, Munich, Mannheim etc.) in the year 2012(6jun-27aug). 22 Daily Cultural Programme by Odisha Tourism, Puri ( Odisha ) in tha year 2013. * I also performed in all over West Bengal for various festivals.



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