Padmaja Chakraborty

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  • Primary Skill Singer-,Classical,Thumri, Dadra, Kajri etc
  • Other Skills Singer-Bhajan,North Indian Classical
  • Address F-1210, LGF, Chittaranjan Park
  • Language Hindi, Bengali
  • Website http://www.padmajachakraborty.org

I am a Hindustani Classical, Thumri,Dadra, Kajri (Poorvang),Bhajan singer having grade 'A' from All India Radio. Performed live concerts, radio/TV programs.Gurus-Girija Devi and Samaresh Chawdhury

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Her formal classical training was imparted by Pandit Dinanath Mishra in Kolkata, a city where she also graduated as a Bachelor of Music from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata with top honours.

She was under the tutelage of Padmashree Vidushi Sumitra Guha who guided Padmaja natured her talents and transformed her to a performer. Padmaja had accompanied her to many national and international concerts both in capacity as a support vocal artist or harmonium player.

Padmaja has been blessed and accepted as a disciple by living legend Padmabhusan Vidushi Girija Devi who is guiding her Thumri, Dadra, Kazri, Jhula, and other forms of semi-classical & Pooravang music a tradition of Banaras and has accompanied her in concerts including Prestigious Music Conference by Uttarpara Sangeet Chakra, Kolkata.

Padmaja is undertaking advanced training for pure Hindustani Classical under well-known Maestro Of Hindustani Classical Vocal from Kanpur-Senia Gharana Pandit Samaresh Chawdhury of Kolkata who has attributed to her thorough knowledge of different Ragas, which has given her music a new horizon.

Padmaja owes her distinctive style and resonance to her Gurus and is lauded for her in-depth knowledge in Ragas and exceptional Tān Sargam by music critics. She is currently ‘A’ Grade artist with All India Radio, New Delhi and has imparted various performances in Hindustani Classical, Bhajan, Bengali Modern and Bengali Folk songs throughout India and Overseas. She was endowed with Sangeet Ratna Award by Society for Action Through Music (SAM) and Novodit Kalakar, New Delhi, Sangeet Samman by Sangeet Sandhya. Noida and her performances has been critically acclaimed by music critics and newspapers. Her performances included individual concerts with ‘Mmaharana Kumbh Sangeet Parishad -Udiapur’, ‘Pancham Nishad -Indore’, ‘Sur-Darwaze-Par -Noida’ amongst others. She has also accompanied her Gurus in Harmonium in many Local and National programs throughout India including Radio and TV shows. She also and has judged many popular music competitions like Sangam Kala Group and external examinee for Delhi University.

Padmaja has executed a Trust in name of ‘Benu’ for promotion of Music and Indian Culture which includes teaching Indian Classical and other forms of Music.

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