MOU SANYAL - The Acclaimed Bengali Modern Singer with the sweetest of voices

Mou Sanyal

MOU SANYAL TALUKDAR


Tumi Ashbe Bole by Mou Sanyal

A versatile rising talent, Mou Sanyal (Talukdar) is a singer with a difference. Born in kolkata, Mou has been brought up in a family rich in culture. Her father Sri Narayan Sanyal is known for his contribution to Bengali Literature.

MUSICAL TRAINING


A Rabindra Sangeet by Mou Sanyal

In her early years Mou received her musical training in Rabindrasangeet at Dakshinee. On completing the children's course from Dakshinee, Mou was trained by Mrs Arati Bagchi in Classical Music at Saurav.

While post-graduating with Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Mou took taining in Agra Gharana style of music from Ustad Nassim Ahmed Khan. Later, she also enriched her musical training from Smt Uma Dey and Late Srikant Bakre Having an interest in varied music, Mou learnt Nazrul Geeti, Devotional Songs and Adhunik from Sri Dhiren Das and Meena Chowdhury.  She also took training in Rabindra-sangeet from Maya Sen.

On completion of her M.A. and then B.Ed from Loreto College,Calcutta University,Mou worked for Radio Network FM as a freelancer DJ.

ACADEMICS



Mou is an M.A.B.Ed. She has done her M.A. from Jadavpur University and B.Ed from Loreto College,Calcutta University.

DJ,ANCHOR, & ACTOR

Mou worked as a DJ in Radio Network FM and presented popular programs like Lakme Maximum Skin Care Adhunik Sangeet,  Ruper Dali, Majlish  and others.

Mou was a host in the TV-serial "Uru-Katu-Madna" and anchor in the TV-serial "Monoronjon" .

Mou has a strong love for acting and took part  in different stage-shows of group-theaters.  She did the main role in" Nati-Binodini" by Maya Opera.She also did a comedy-role in "Uru-Katu-Madna".

CRITICISM

Mou has been appreciated for her 'Unaffected clear gayaki', 'mellifluous voice' and 'richness in bhava' as described by Amrita Bazar Patrika(10/10/94).

Both the 'depth' and 'Versatility' in her presentation has been appreciated by Bangaloke(7.5.97).

Ananda Bazar Patrika has described Mou's voice as 'Honey-Sweet'.

AWARDS

Mou was awarded the 1st prize in All India Inter-college Cultural Meet 1987 of Calcutta National

Medical College, Inter-college Competition 1987 of Scottish Church College and also stood 1st in Inter-University Competition 1987 of Jadavpur University.

RELEASED ALBUMS
  • Mou's debut in the world of cassette has been in 'Satyakam', a cassette released by Sagarika. It contain songs by Asha Bhoshle, Ajoy Chakraborty, Kavita Krishnamurti . There in a solo-'Amar Jibone Srabaner Diney'--- is sung by Mou.
  • "TARA JHILMIL" , a solo-album of 'adhunik' songs was released in 1999 by SUPER VOICE MUSIC CASSETTES/CDs.
  • "EKTUKU CHOWA LAGE" , a solo-album on Rabindra Sangeet was released by RAGA MUSIC in 2007 .
  • GENESIS RECORDS released an album "KAJLA MEYE" wherein a solo 'TUMI ASBE BOLE' is sung by MOU .


APPRECIATION ABROAD

Not only has Mou performed in various prestigious shows in Calcutta, She has also performed as a professional solo artist in California,USA with great success.

In 1999, Mou was invited to the Banga Sammelan of North America as a singer.

Apart from presenting a general musical program, Mou also presented a solo musical comedy program which was very highly applauded.

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