Ajoy Chakrabarty Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ajoy Chakrabarty  Indian Actor, Vocalist

Quick Facts

Known ForIndian vocalist

Full Name:Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty

Profession:Actor, Vocalist

Nationality:Indian

Age:68 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:January 12, 1952

Birthplace:Kolkata, India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)

Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)

Bodytype:Slim

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black


Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty is an Indian classical vocalist and the victor of various awards and honors including Padma Bhushan Award, the 3rd highest civilian award in 2020, India. He is the famed classical singer and has won millions of hearts with his melodious voice.

He was born on 25th December 1952, Kolkata, West Bengal, India where he grew up along with his younger brother, Sanjay Chakrabarty, who is a composer and lyricist.

Career

Ajoy Chakrabarty did graduation in music, and also has done B.A and M.A from the reputed university- Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

He finds his inspiration in his father as he was the first Guru of Ajoy. He then, studied along with Jnan Prakash Ghosh, Kanaidas Baigari, and Pannalal Samanta.

Also, he had learned Carnatic styles from M. BalamuraliKrishna who helped him to enrich his musical expressions.

Besides, he also learned renders lighter forms of music in multiple languages, such as; Tappa, Thumri, Folk, Kirtan, Bhajan, and others.

Also, Ajoy Chakrabarty had learned film, non-film, and modern songs in various other languages that helped him to explore himself.

Additionally, the veteran vocalist had performed in some of the reputed venues across the world including Carnegie Hall, New Orleans Jazz Preservation Hall, USA, the Royal Albert Hall, Theatre de le Ville, France, and others.

Also, he was the first classical vocalist from India, who was invited by Pakistan, China, and BBC for their Golden Jubilee Celebration of India’s Independence.

However, he has honored with a plethora of awards and honors for his amazing work and contribution to the music field.

Achievements

Among his prestigious achievements, he won the National Award in 1989. In 1993, Ajoy Chakrabarty won the Kumar Gandharva Award. Additionally, he won the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2000 and the list goes on.

Personal life

Ajoy Chakrabarty married to Chandana Chakrabarty and the couple is blessed with kids, Khushi Chakrabarty (daughter, who is also an Indian classical singer) and son, Ananjan Chakrabarty, who is a sound engineer.

Ajoy Chakrabarty Education

Qualification: Graduated

College: Rabindra Bharati University

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Ajoy Chakrabarty Career

Profession: Actor, Vocalist

Known For: Indian vocalist

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $1 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Ajit Kumar Chakraborty

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Sanjay Chakrabarty

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Chandana Chakraborty

Children: 1

Daughter(s): Kaushiki Chakraborty

Ajoy Chakrabarty Favorites

Hobbies: Singing

Favorite Destination: Mumbai

Favorite Color: Orange

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