Srikanta Acharya

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Srikanta Acharya
শ্রীকান্ত আচার্য
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Background information
Also known asSrikanta Da, Acharya Babu
GenresAdhunik Bengali Songs, Rabindra Sangeet
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocal,
tabla,
harmonium,
bongo
Years active1996–present
LabelsSagarika
Associated actsShantanu Moitra, Kabir Suman, Shaan, Lopamudra Mitra

Srikanta Acharya is a Kolkata-based modern Bengali singer . Acharya is one of the most prominent exponents of Rabindra Sangeet.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Srikanta Acharya was born in Kolkata, India and is the son of Rohini Nandan Acharya and Kana Acharya. He received formal training in Rabindrasangeet from Dakshinee. He also received training in tabla from Ustad Ali Ahmed Khan. He quit his job as a sales professional and then Utpal Chakravarty, proprietor of an old music store, convinced him to send his cassettes to Sagarika Music.

Music career[edit]

He is a qualitative songs-tan of Bengal music.[clarification needed] He made many music albums which contains various types of Bangla songs...'ak jhank pakhi' is one of the popular albums of Srikanta Acharya.

Awards[edit]

Discography[edit]

Bengali albums[edit]

Ek Jhank Pakhi (1998, Sagarika)

Swapno Dekhao Tumi (1999, Sagarika)

Brishti Tomake Dilam (2000, Sagarika )

Nadir Chhobi Aanki (2001, Sagarika)

Mone Pore (2002, Sagarika)

Sudhu Valo Theko (2003, Atlantis Music)

Kachhei Achhi (2003, Sagarika)

Ghuri (2004, Sagarika)

Sonar Meye (2005, Prime Music)

Roddur (2006, Sa Re Ga Ma)

Aami Noi (2008, Srikanta Acharya Productions)

Musafirana (2011, Orion Entertainment)

Ghum Nei Raat (2014, Saregama with Kavita Krishnamurty, Rupankar)

Musafirana 2 (2016, Srikanta Acharya Productions)

Rabindrasangeet albums[edit]

Hey Bandhu Hey Priyo (1996, Sagarika)

Anubhabe Jenechhilem (1997, Sagarika)

Nivrito Praner Debota (1998, Sagarika )

Nirabo Nirjane (1999, Sagarika)

Prem Esechhilo (2000, Sagarika)

Hridoy Aamar (2001, Sagarika)

Roudro Chhayay (2002, Sagarika)

Pather Dhare (2006, Bhavna Records)

Chirosakha (2009, Sagarika)

Bajao Tumi Kabi (2010, T-Series)

Anek Diner Gaan (2014, Picasso Entertainment)

Ei Niralai (2014, Bhavna Records)

Rabindrasangeet Duet albums[edit]

Valobasi (2001, Sagarika, With Sriradha Bandyopadhyay)

Milechho Mor Prane (2002, Sagarika, With Lopamudra Mitra)

Surer Dosor (2007, Sa Re Ga Ma, With Lopamudra Mitra )

Tagorespeare (2015, Asha Audio, With Jayati Chakroborty )

Rabindrasangeet Other albums[edit]

Aapon Gaan, Vol – 1 (2000, Bhavana, With Soumitra Chatterjee)

Aapon Gaan, Vol – 2 (Bhavana, With Soumitra Chatterjee)

Chitrangada (2002, Sagarika, Geeti Natya)

Pather Sathi (2003, Sagarika, With Dr. Rajib Chakraborty)

Uttaran (2011, Srikanta Acharya Productions, With Sraboni Sen & Ratna Mitra)

Cover albums[edit]

Moner Janala (1996, Sagarika)

Neel Dhrubatara (1997, Sagarika)

Kono Ekdin (1998, Sagarika)

Uttaradhikar (2003, Sagarika)

Cover Duet albums[edit]

Sudhu Dujone (1998, Sagarika, With Sadhana Sargam)

Enkechi Dujone (1999, Sagarika, With Sadhana Sargam)

Devotional albums[edit]

Ma Aamar (1999, Sagarika)

Sri Sri Ramkrishnayan (2000, Sagarika)

Sadhananjali (2001, Sagarika)

Amar Prem (1998, Sagarika)

Offering (2001, Rhyme Records)

Films[edit]

Title Year Film Director Notes
Megh Piyon 2001 Titli Rituparno Ghosh
Jokhon Porbe Na Mor 2005 Shubhodrishti Probhat Roy
Jadi Tare Nai Chini Go, Ei Aamar Pitribhumi 2007 Pitribhumi Probhat Roy
Jobono Moroner Simana Chharaye 2004 Waarish Koushik Ganguly
Momo Chittey Niti Nritye 2002 Amar Bhuban Mrinal Sen
Deenguli Mor Sonar Khanchaye 6 Ballygunje Place Pinaki Chowdhury
Na Na Na Na Tomake Charte Parbo Na 2008 Priyojon Dinen Gupta
Jobono Moroner Simana Chharaye 2004 Waarish Koushik Ganguly
Khela Khela Diye Shuru 2008 Khela Rituparno Ghosh
Amaro Porano, Keteche Ekela, Purano Sei, Dure Kothao 2008 Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited Subhrajit Mitra
Ki Rongo, Pran Tumi, Khriste Aar Krishte, Preme Klanto, Joy Jogendra 2014 Jaatishwar Srijit Mukherjee
Chirosokha He 2014 Chotushkone Srijit Mukherjee
Ami Moner, Shoi Amar, Emon Mohono, Tomra Dyekho Go, Purbo Paschim, Mon Pakhi 2016 Maya Mridanga Raja Sen
Abar Bhorer Por notun shokal 2018 Shankar Mudi Aniket Chattopadhyay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Srikanto Acharya Biography , Filmography & Movie List". BookMyShow. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  2. ^ September 02, নিজস্ব প্রতিবেদক; PM, 2013 at 2:30. "বোকারা যেমন দুঃসাহস দেখায় চাকরি ছেড়ে, আমিও তা-ই করলাম - শ্রীকান্ত আচার্য". www.prothomalo.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Srikanto Acharya on Moviebuff.com". Moviebuff.com. Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  4. ^ "যে তারা নিভেছে! পুজোয় নতুন গান উপহার শ্রীকান্ত আচার্যের, শুনুন". EI Samay (in Bengali). Retrieved 21 February 2021.

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