Archives: Artists


Bama Prasad Singha

Bama Prasad is a leading young Baul artist from the village Batikar of Birbhum, West Bengal. Bama has spent time with the traditional masters of Baul music from his childhood and later got trained in Baul music and traditional┬ámusical instruments from Late Tarak Khyapa. Bama has a melodious voice and masters in Khamak (Percussive strings) […]   read more

Mallika Akar

Mallika Akar was born in 1983. Her tryst with Baul music began at the age of 7 through her father Shri Chandbarik Seikh. Apart from music she is involved in teaching at a school. She has performed in Rajasthan, Delhi as well as in various districts of West Bengal. Internationally Mallika has performed in Bangladesh. […]   read more

Sumanta Das Baul

Sumanta Das Baul, A young Baul from Shantiniketan, one of the best in his generation, sings with Dotara (traditional string instrument) and Khamak (traditional percussive string instrument). He has already been performed in many places throughout India and he also performed at Colors of Ostrava one of the biggest world music festivals, and in Germany.   read more

Arjun Khyapa

A Baul singer from Goas village of Nadia, Arjun is performing since the mid-1990s and is known for his melodious baritone voice. He has his own Akhra, has performed across India, and mesmerized audiences in London (London Ananda Utsav 2010) and other cities in Europe. His solo album Arjuner Gaan is a very popular one. […]   read more

Golam Fakir

He is one of the best-known contemporary Baul singers in the world, adored for his melodious voice and a unique style of playing the Dotara. Golam Fakir has performed across continents, including England, Scotland, Denmark, Switzerland, France, Tunisia and China. He has also performed with Tanmoy Bose’s Taaltantra, rendered his voice and acted in Moner […]   read more

Shyam Sundar Das Bairagya

Shyamsundar Das Baul grew up in Murshidabad. As a child he was always interested in kirtan and Baul songs. He sang with his grandfather and father, who traveling minstrels. His father, Tarini Das, was his first teacher. As a child, his primary school headmaster encouraged him to join Jatra because he sang beautifully and was […]   read more

Nityapriya Mandal

Nityapriya was born in 1995 and started learning music at the age of 10 from her father Iswar Birendranath Bala. Presently she is learning from her husband Sujay Mondal. She is known for her melodic voice, moving her audiences. Nityapriya has collaborated with Oriental Mood Trio from Denmark. She had performed throughout West Bengal and […]   read more

Prodyut Bala

Prodyut Bala hails from a family of Hindustani Classical singers. He was initiated into classical music at the tender age of nine and gained proficiency over the years. He later developed an intense attraction towards Baul music and philosophy and went on to become a disciple of Harekrishna Das Baul. A resident of Ilambazar in […]   read more

Chandan Sil

Chandan Sil, a resident of Guskara, Burdwan was born in the year 1965. His musical journey started at the age of 12 under the guidance of Mahananda Khyapa of Joydeb. Apart from singing Baul songs he can play the Dugi and Ektara. Chandan Sil has performed in various places like Nagpur, Mumbai, Goa, Rajasthan, Assam […]   read more

Bhajan Das Bairagya

Bhajan Das Bairagya is a veteran Baul singer and Guru from Bardhaman. He is a brother to Baul Guru and singer-songwriter Sadhan Das Bairagya. He is not only an accomplished singer of Baul Fakiri songs but is also skilled at playing a variety of musical instruments such as Harmonium, Ektara, Dugi. His performance has been […]   read more

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