Kaushiki Chakraborty

Kaushiki Charkraborty


"I am a bubbly person, so is my music"Kaushiki Chakraborty

Kaushiki Chakraborty (born 24 October 1980) is an Indian classical vocalist and the daughter of Ajoy Chakraborty. She is from a well known musical family of Calcutta. She belongs to the Patiala gharana. Groomed at Sangeet Research Academy where her father was teacher, her singing repertoire covers Khyals and Thumris. She has been honoured with many national and international awards such as the BBC award in 2005. She has performed at many national and international concerts, festivals and conferences. She has also occasionally adopted contemporary form of Indian pop music. She performed at the Dover Lane Music Conference.

Chakraborty has formed an exclusive women's musical group called the "Sakhi" which is a forerunner in classical music in the country to "celebrate womanhood" and as a dedication to the famous mythological and historical woman of India.

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