|Years active||1990 to present|
|Organization||Bhoomi and Surojit O Bondhura, Kobita Club|
|Awards||Radio Mirchi Music Awards 2012 (Best Male Vocalist)|
Best Album of the year 2013 (Folkira)
Surojit Chatterjee (Bengali: সুরজিৎ চট্টোপাধ্যায়, the spelling reads Surajit Caţţōpādhyāy.) is a musician and the lead singer of Bengali band Bhoomi and owner of his solo band Surojit O Bondhura. He has won the Radio Mirchi Music Award as the Best Male vocalist of the year 2012 and 2013 for his album titled Folkira (Times Music) .He has also directed music for the following Bengali movies like Ichhe, Muktodhara, Handa and Bhonda.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Surojit Chatterjee born in Rampurhat, started his schooling from Birbhum and after that he was admitted to Julien Day High School, Kolkata. He started playing tabla at the age of seven and graduated from Allahabad University with distinction for consecutive eight years. He has learnt to play guitar from Tuhin Chatterjee and after that went on to further guitar expertise and took guidance and learnt techniques from guitarist Amyt Datta. His first band was Grassroot which he was formed during his college days and that went on to win many awards in inter-college competitions.
Bhoomi[edit | edit source]
Surojit Chatterjee formed the Bengali band Bhoomi along with his co–partner Soumitra Ray in the year 1999 which took its first stage on 24 July 1999 at the Gyan Manch Auditorium, Kolkata. Bhoomi has managed to reach the homes of rural as well as urban Bengal, with the simplicity of their lyrics and rhythmic music. It has released 12 popular albums for the past 12 years.
Surojit O Bondhura[edit | edit source]
Surojit Chatterjee formed his first solo band Surojit O Bondhura in the year 2012 with the best[neutrality is disputed] musicians from Kolkata. He has won the Radio Mirchi best male vocalist of the year 2012 for his first solo album Surojit O Bondhura and Radio Mirchi Best Album of the year 2013 for its album Folkira. His second solo album Abhyontoreen. This band has also released Folk Konnection, from Asha Audio and Amaar Poran Jaha Chay from Bhabna records in the year 2016.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
He is married to Kamalinee Chatterjee who has also penned many songs not only for the Surojit O Bondhura Albums, Kon Roopnagare Konnya Tomar Bari, and Abhyaontoreen and has won the Upcoming Lyricist of the year 2012 for the film Muktodhara, for the song ALO.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|Sl No.||Movie Name||Director||Music Director||Year|
|1||Kaali Amaar Maa||Shantilal Soni||Surojit Chatterjee||1994|
|2||Joy Maa Durga||Shantilal Soni||Surojit Chatterjee||1995|
|3||Handa Bhonda||Subhankar Chattopadhyay||Surojit Chatterjee||2010|
|4||Sesh Prahar||Rajsekhar Bose||Surojit Chatterjee||2010|
|5||Icche||Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy||Surojit Chatterjee||2011|
|6||Muktodhara||Shiboprosad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy||Surojit Chatterjee||2012|
|7||Holud Pakhir Dana||Kanoj Das||Surojit Chatterjee||2013|
|8||Gogoler Kirti||Pompy Ghosh Mukherjee||Surojit Chatterjee||12 September 2014|
|9||Pati Parameshwar||Jayashree Bhattacharya||Surojit Chatterjee||Released|
|10||Primetime||Ipsita Seal||Surojit Chatterjee||Released|
|11||Buddhu Bhutum||Nitish Roy||Surojit Chatterjee||Upcoming|
|12||Take Care||Jayashree Mukherjee||Surojit Chatterjee||Upcoming|
|13||Basanta Phire Ase||Ritabrata||Surojit Chatterjee||Upcoming|
|14||Durga Bari||Deep||Surojit Chatterjee||Upcoming|
Discography (Surojit O Bondhura)[edit | edit source]
|Sl No.||Album Title||Label||Year|
|1||Surojit O Bondhura||Cozmik Harmony||2012|
|2||Abhyontoreen – Surojit O Bondhura||Cozmik Harmony||2013|
|3||Folkira – Surojit O Bondhura||Times Music||2013|
|4||Folk Konnection||Asha Audio||2015|
|5||Aamar Poran Jaha Chay||Bhabna Records||2016|
|6||Amader Barandaye Roddur||Times Music||2016|
|7||Surojit and Mosaique||2016|
Discography (Bhoomi)[edit | edit source]
- Jatra Shuru (2000)
- Udaan (2001)
- Isspecial (2002)
- Paal Chhutechhe (2003)
- Lokogeeti Local (2004)
- Dekhtey Dekhtey (2004)
- Bojhai Kora Ganer Gari (2005)
- Gaan Bahan (2007) (includes the song written in English especially for the UN performance "For A Better Day")
- Lokegeetir Deshe (2008)
- Aamra Notun Jouboner Doot (2009) (Rabindrasangeet by Bhoomi)
- Gaan Doriyae (2010) (Released 8 September)
- Desh Judey (2011) (Hindustani folk songs)
References[edit | edit source]
- "Bhoomi Music of Earth – Team".
- "Lead Bangla band singer carves out niche in solo album". business-standard.com. Business Standard. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
- "Surojit Chatterjee records first solo album".
- "New Album "Obhontorin" set to release on 20th July". banglanext.com. Banglanext. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
- "Bhoomi's Surojit records first solo album". indiablooms.com. Indiablooms. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
- "Bangla band Bhoomi's vocalist, Surojit Chatterjee, launched his second solo album Abhyontoreen in Kolkata". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times of India. Retrieved 26 July 2013.
- "Asha Audio launches Surojit Chatterjee's folk album 'Folk Konnection'". indiablooms.com. Indiablooms. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
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