২০ অক্টোবর ২০১৭ সন্ধ্যা ৬.৩০ মিনিটে ঢাকার ছায়ানট মিলনায়তনে ইন্দিরা গান্ধী সাংস্কৃতিক কেন্দ্র (আইজিসিসি) আয়োজিত সংগীত সন্ধ্যায় 'পঞ্চকবির গান' অনুষ্ঠানে সংগীত পরিবেশন করবেন কলকাতা থেকে আসা ঋদ্ধি বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়

High Commission of India


Press Release​​

IGCC organises an Evening of ‘Panchakabir Gaan’ by Riddhi Bandyopadhyay from Kolkata at Chhayanaut Auditorium, Dhaka at 6.30 PM on 20 October, 2017

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre is organising an Evening of ‘Panchakabir Gaan’ by Riddhi Bandyopadhyay from Kolkata at Chhayanaut Auditorium, Dhaka at 6.30 PM on 20 October, 2017Riddhi Bandyopadhyay’s latest album of songs of Atul Prasad will also be released at the event. 

Ms. Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, popularly known as ‘Panchakabir Kannya’ among the Bengali music lover communities  in India, Bangladesh and other countries, is known to have pioneered the concept of ‘Panchakabir Gaan’ encompassing the songs of Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Dwijendralal Ray, Rajanikanta Sen and Atul Prasad Sen. She has trained under the tutelage of eminent musicians namely,  Smt. Maya Sen, Dr. Sailen Das, Smt. Bani Thakur, Smt. Manju Gupta, Smt. Krishna Chattopadhyay, Sri Sushil Chattopadhyay, Sri Chandi Das Maal, Sri Debi Ranjan Bandyopadhyay ( Bishnupur Gharana), Dr. Devajit Bandyopadhyay, Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty and Sri Naren Mukhopadhyay. 

She has performed as playback singer in numerous Bengali films and Bengali serials in West Bengal, India. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Junior Fellowship Award on Panchakabir Gaan by Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Scholarship Award of Rajya Sangeet Academy, Government of West Bengal. She has performed at different National and International level forums which include National School of Drama, NABC 2013 (Toronto), NABC 2015 (Houston) & NABC 2017 (Silicon Valley), London Sharad Utsav (ABP Ananda), Panchakabir Gaan organized by Bangladesh National Museum etc. She is a faculty at Dover Lane Music Conference and an examiner in the Department of Musicology, Rabindra Bharati University. 

Ms. Riddhi also regularly conducts Lecture - Demonstrations at Auburn University, Auburn Alabama, Kolkata University, Presidency University, Jadavpur University, Rabindra Bharati University, Burdwan University, Paschim Banga Bangla Academy, Kolkata, Paschim Banga Rajya Sangeet Academy, Kolkata, Paschim Banga Natya Academy, Kolkata. Sahitya Academy, Kolkata, International Theatre Institute, Dhaka, etc. She has written a book titled ‘Rajanikanto’ after years of research, published by Patra Bharati. 

All are cordially invited to attend the programme. Entry is open to all (there is no need to collect Invitation Pass). 



16 October 2017



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