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Debojyoti Gupta
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Born into a musical family DEBOJYOTI shown an inclination, love & joy towards music from his early childhood. As time passed by the joy turned into passion for the music. He started learning VOCAL classical at the tender age of five under the tutulege of his mother Smt. LEENA GUPTA. Simultaneously he was initiated into TABLA by his parents, which gave him a firm foundation of the SWARA & LAYA aspects before groomed into the art of playing SITAR.

He received his initial training in SITAR from respected RAMAKANTA SINGHJI at SILCHAR. He was extremely fortunate when in one of his concert in the year 1992 the renowned personality of our country & internationally famed SAROD player PT. BUDDHADEV DASGUPTA happened to be present & on hearing him playing the SITAR Panditji was so impressed that he at once decided to make DEBOJYOTI his disciple & for eight years he gained talim from him. Once again he was very much fortunate to be noticed by INDIA`S one of the best ever & world famous SITAR maestro USTAD SHAHID PARVEZ KHAN of famous ETAWAH gharana & Ustadji too noticed tremendous talent in DEBOJYOTI & accepted him as his disciple in the year 2000 & since DEBOJYOTI is gaining talim under Ustadjis guidance.

DEBOJYOTI was awarded TRIBANK DAJI JOSHI PURASKAR from AKHIL BHARATIYA GANDHARVA MAHAVIDYALA MANDAL, MUMBAI for standing 1st in the Visharad Purna examination in the year 1995. He also received NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP in music from HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, GOVT OF INDIA IN THE YEAR 1995 &1996.HE He has traveled extensively throughout INDIA & has given lot of solo performances at various prestigious music conferences like Pt. Harihar Shukla Sangeet Samaroh Kolkata, Pt Radhika Mohan Mitra Sangeet Sammelan, Kolkata, Bhab Rang music festival Bhavnagar, Sangeet Sankalpa music festival at Mumbai, Rajkot, Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Sangeet Samaroh Miraj, Sangeet Bharati music conference, Assam & so on.

A graded artist of ALL INDIA RADIO, DEBOJYOTI also has two CD's to his credit.

Speciality of his playing SITAR derived from years of hard work, thoughtful creative analysis, dedication and rigorous riyaz. It is a style which combines tantrakari and khayal gayki aang & translate it into the string of SITAR with colourful tones which captures the minds of the listeners from very start to the end.
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