Archives: Artists


Chandan Sil

Chandan Sil, a resident of Guskara, Burdwan had started his musical journey at the age of 12 under the guidance of Mahananda Khyapa of Joydeb. Apart from singing Baul songs he can play the Dotara, Dugi and Ektara. Chandan Sil has performed in various places like Delhi, Nagpur, Mumbai, Goa, Rajasthan, Assam other than the […]   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

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

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

Golam Fakir

Golam Fakir of Gorbhanga, Nadia is one of the best known Baul artist 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 rendered his voice and acted in ‘Moner Manush’, a […]   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

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

Khaibar Fakir

Khaibar Fakir of Gorbhanga village of Nadia district in West Bengal has been groomed by various veteran artists and votaries. He is Baul guru, a soulful singer and also plays folk instruments like Dotara, Ektara. Khaibar has his own ashram, where he coaches his disciples in Baul Fakiri philosophy and songs. His Murshidi, Marfati and […]   read more

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