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Indrani Sen, daughter of Sumitra Sen, one of the eminent exponents of Rabindrasangeet, is possibly the most talented young female vocalist, for her distinctive style combined with well- modulated delivery. She has excelled not only in songs of Tagore and Nazrul , but in Bhajans, Geets, Ghazals, Modern Bengali Songs, devotional and many other forms of light classical music.

Her initial lessons started at home with guidance from her mother. In Rabindrasangeet she was trained under the tutelage of the Legend Late Debabrata Biswas, while Late Bibhuti Dutta trained her in classical, Purabi Dutta guided her In Nazrulgeeti. Biman Mukherjee has also been her mentor in a variety of Bengali songs like Toppa, Thungri, Puratani, Agamani and Raag Pradhan. Her professionalism and dedication to her music has been a legacy of these great musicians.

 

Her Hindi renditions of the songs of Tagore and Nazrul have been appreciated by music lovers. Her live performances all over India and in various cities of the USA, Australia,BangladeshUK, Kuwait, Qatar and Switzerland have won the hearts of many.


She has, to her credit, a number of records, CDs and audio cassettes. Covering varied fields of Bengali music. She is a regular playback singer for Bengali and Hindi films (about 150 till date) and TV serials (175 till date) and recipient of many awards, including the Double Gold Disc, B.F.J.A. Award for three consecutive years, Uttamkumar and Hemanta Memorial Award, Ujala Anandalok Award, Michael Award, Ananda Sangeet Critics Award, Gouriprasanna Award, Lions Award, Pramathesh Barua Award and lately Alfa Gourab Award and lately Bharat Nirman Award and the auspicious Sangeet Samman and from the West Bengal State government and in 2014 the prestigeous Bangahusan Samman from West Bengal State Government and many more such recognition.


She has an outstanding academic career too. She stood third in West Bengal in the Humanities Group and came first among the girls in H.S. examination. She also obtained first class Master's Degree in Economics from Jadavpur UniversityAn Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Economics in Women's college, Calcutta - a leading college for women in Baghbazar, she has acquired a Ph.D. degree under the University of Calcutta in Economics in the field of foreign trade. She actively participates in academic and administrative activities of the college since last 30 years. She is also a member of the Jury Board of the Bengali Telefilm Festival of the Kolkata Film Festival since long, and also a member of the panel of Jury for "Telly Samman" of Sambad Pratidin.

 

She is the member of the Selection Committee in the Department of Rabindra Sangeet, the Board of Studies and a sought after Adjudicator of Ph. D. Theses of Rabindra Bharati University. Lately, she has been a member of the Board of the Institute of Language under the State University of West Bengal. Her recent novel and intensive research work on the Dance dramas of Tagore has been highly appreciated by the exponents in this field. The theses is under process for publication.

 

Being a passionate driver, she has participated successfully in the First Women's Car Rally in Calcutta, organized by Calcutta Motor Sports Club and Goodyear India Ltd.

 

Besides being a distinguished academician and music celebrity Indrani is the Chief Trustee of "Anil Kumar Sen Memorial Trust" (AKSMT) set up by her in memory of her late father Sri Anil Kumar Sen. This trust is working for the cause of the cultural workshops, extending financial aid elderly trainers, musicians and welfare organisations. It has ventured into a center for music and dance under the name and style "DISHA" as a cultural wing of this trust.

 

 
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