Srikanto Acharya

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Srikanto Acharya
Native name শ্রীকান্ত আচার্য
Origin Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Genres Adhunik Bengali Songs , Rabindra Sangeet
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments vocal
Years active 1996–present
Labels Sagarika
Associated acts Singer, Songwriter

Srikanto Acharya is a Kolkata-based modern Bengali singer-songwriter and music director.

Early life[edit]

Srikanto was born in Kolkata, India and is son of Rohini Nandan Acharya and Kana Acharya. He got formal training in Rabindrasangeet from Dakshinee. He also got trained 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 drop in his cassettes at Sagarika Music. He got a call from them within a week and they offered him a contract to sing for them.[1] Srikanto Acharya is now a household name across the world among audiences who listen to Bengali music.

Music career[edit]

Musical life of Srikanto started from the world of Bengal culture. He is an qualitative songs-tan of Bengal music.




  1. ^ Amrita Choudhary (26 October 2002). "Music on his mind". Pune Newsline. Retrieved 20 March 2009. 

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