Known ForIndian vocalist
Full Name:Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
Age:68 years old (in 2020)
Date of Birth:January 12, 1952
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight:75 kg (165 lbs)
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Girlfriend: Chandana Chakraborty
Daughter(s): Kaushiki Chakraborty
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Favorite Destination: Mumbai
Favorite Color: Orange
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