Archives: Artists


Babu Fakir

Babu Fakir is a versatile Bangla Qawwali, Kirtan and Baul Fakiri singer. He also imparts musical training to the youth from his area. Other than performing in several parts of West Bengal and India, he has travelled extensively to international locations, taking his music to such locations. The foreign venues, festivals and events he has […]   read more

Dibakar Das

Dibakar Das resides in Prantik, Bolpur, Birbhum. He is a veteran Baul musician from that region. He has performed extensively within West Bengal. He has also performed nationally and internationally. His performances have been broadcast in weekend shows by Doordarshan through the TV channels DD-1 and DD-7. He has also performed a song as a […]   read more

Rangamatir Baul led by Rina Das Baul

Baul music, known as ‘Soul of Bengal’ exists in West Bengal (an Indian state) and neighbouring country, Bangladesh, two lands divided by political borders but united by language & culture. Bauls disseminate love through their music, celebrates togetherness, diversity and pluralism and reject all sorts of divide. Baul music is much more than songs and […]   read more

Subhadra Sharma

Subhadra Sharma is a Baulani or woman Baul from Chapra, Nadia, West Bengal. She is one of the most popular Bauls from this area. A compilation of her songs can be found in her album ‘Baulani-r Gaan’. She has performed in programs broadcasted by popular private television channels ETV Bangla and Tara Bangla and also […]   read more

Girish Mondal

Girish Mandal also known as Girish Khyapa, is an eminent Baul singer from Bardhaman district in West Bengal. Along with singing, he plays various traditional instruments such as Dotara and Ektara. Other than performing across India, he has also performed internationally. He has performed for the government owned TV channel Doordarshan and also for the […]   read more

Tanmoy Das (Kangal)

Tanmay Kumar Das alias Kangal Khyapa was born in Joydev-Kenduli in the Birbhum district in 1996. Joydev-Kenduli has a long tradition of Baul Fakiri and an annual Baul Mela is held there every winter since many years. He started singing and playing musical instruments since the age of 10. His teacher was his father, the […]   read more

Tapan Kumar Das (Sadhu)

[:en]Sadhu Khyapa is the son of legendary Baul singer Late Tarak Khyapa. At a tender age of 26, he has performed internationally in Sweden and the UK.[:bn]সাধু গায়ক স্বর্গীয় তারক খ্যাপার ছেলে। মাত্র ছাব্বিশ বছর বয়সেই আন্তর্জাতিক স্তরে অনুষ্ঠান করেছে সুইডেন ও ইংল্যান্ডে।[:]   read more

Rabi Das Baul

The birth-name of Rabi Das Baul was Rabi Mondal. He was born in Bhubandanga of Birbhum district in 1978. In his formative years, he was trained in music by Basudeb Das Baul. This relatively young artist is not only an able singer but is also an expert in playing traditional musical instruments like Dotara, Khamak […]   read more

Mohan Tanti

Mohan Tanti is a self taught flautist from district Bankura. He learnt playing the flute by listening to the radio. He performs regularly with Baul Fakiri and Jhumur teams. He has travelled in various places abroad. Mohan Tanti has performed as an accompanist musician in various programs, events and festivals all across West Bengal and […]   read more

Khokan Das

Khokan Das was born in a family with rich musical traditions. Both his father and grandfather were accomplished Dhol players and his first teachers. He was subsequently trained by a legendary Dhol artist from Bengal – Sidam Das. Khokan has performed as an accompanist to Baul Fakiri musicians all over West Bengal and beyond – […]   read more

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