Kalam Fakir is a resident of Chakram Prasad village of Jalangi in Murshidabad district. He has been associated with Baul music for the past 26 years and trained by Rohini Saha Goswami. Kalam Fakir has performed across India, including his home state West Bengal, New Delhi, Goa and also Bangladesh. He received the best artist award in Murshidabad district. Besides singing, kalam fakir also plays a variety of musical instruments including Harmonium and Dotara. Recently he has also started making Dotara.