Sapan Chakraborty, also variously cited as Swapan Chakraborty, Sapan Chakravorty, Sapan Chakravarty or simply Sapan, was a very gifted Bengali Indian music composer and singer who composed music for BollywoodHindi and Bengali films. He was also a music assistant of Rahul Dev Burman and an occasional playback singer. He has also penned a number of lyrics for songs in Burman's Bengali films and Durga Puja special albums, along with those in films for which he was the composer. In terms of compositional style, the eclectic influences of his guru Rahul Dev Burman are present in his creations. Sapan Chakraborty is not to be confused with Sapan Dasgupta of the Sapan-Jagmohan composer duo. He died on 23 August 1995 in Kolkata.