Utpalendu Chowdhury | Exclusive Video Interview | Watch & Listen Online to Great Singer of Bangla Folk Bengali Tribal Baul Songs

Washington DC, Feb 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Utpalendu-da has passed away, leaving back a legacy and memories with millions of Bengalees across the world. I had a chance to meet Utpalendu-da in October of 2008 and vividly remember his inspiring words, and we recorded this interview in a casual setting. May his soul rest in peace. The following video interview was originally posted in October of 2008. - Supratim Sanyal, WBRi.

WBRi Exclusive Utpalendu Chowdhury Interview Utpalendu Chowdhury is one of the most popular Bengali Folk, Baul & Tribal singers of the present genre. Utpalendu gathered his repertoire under the guidance of his father Nirmalendu Chowdhury, the legendary Bangla Folk singer from Bengal and continues his quest to know more intimately the splendors preserved by the teacher-to-disciple oral transmission. With a single-minded purpose he looks forward to popularizing the folk songs that he has inherited from his father and the rivers of Bengal.

Many wonderful Bengali songs by Utpalendu are available for MP3 download - you can listen to free previews and download his audio songs here »

WBRi Exclusive Utpalendu Chowdhury Interview Utpalendu Chowdhury, who pours out his emotions and his deep personal feelings through his songs, has mesmerized his audience all over the world, and his cultural missions have taken him to the USA, UK, France, Germany, USSR, UAE, Qatar, Japan, Canada, Yugoslavia, Romania, Finland etc.

WBRi Exclusive Utpalendu Chowdhury Interview Utpalendu Chowdhury is a popular TV personality in Kolkata. The popularity enjoyed by Utpalendu leads him to the conviction that he may as well continue to serve as a reliable link between the traditional cultures of Bengal and the lovers of culture all over the world.

Utpalendu Chowdhury was in Northern Virginia very recently, and Washington Bangla Radio had an informal adda with Utpalendu. Jayati Dasgupta talked with Utpalendu and the following Exclusive WBRi interview was captured on a video by Rohit Dasgupta:

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