Singer-Composer Suvodeep Mukherjee talks to Soumitra Talukdar - Extempore Performances and Interview

By Soumitra Talukdar

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Subhojit MukherjeeCalcutta, Feb 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) On behalf of Washington Bangla Radio , Soumitra Talukdar talks to Suvodeep Mukherjee in an exclusive video interview with entertaining extempore performances.

Suvodeep Mukherjee is basically a singer and music composer . He took his training at his childhood from Chandan Bag and Khagendranath Dutta at Chandannagar . After that  he moved to kolkata and started to learn from Adhir Bagchi , Jatileshwar Mukhopadhayay , Abhijit Bandopadhayay ,Kalyan Sen Borat  and  Pandit Ajay Chakraborty etc.

He started his career as a Trainer in "Srutinandan " , a  music school  of  Pandit Ajay Chakraborty  for about ten years .Here he learnt how to train singers of different aspects, like scale , the techniques of voice throwing , modulations etc .

After that he joined as an Incharge Of  Voice Training in "Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa"  in Zee Bangla . Most of his students are now coming up with a dazzle and getting their positions in Reality Shows, of which  a good example is Anik Dhar who stood first  in Zee Bangla and other Hindi Shows .

Shuvodeep's first cassette was released from 'Sa Re Ga Ma ' (former HMV ) as a singer where there were compositions from many renowned personalities like Pandit Ajay Chakraborty , Durbadal Chattopadhayay , Kalyan Sen Barat etc and with renowned musicians of Kolkata. He also sang all the songs  in the Mega Serial " Sri Ramkrishna " which was a very popular Bengali Serial of Kolkata Doordarshan based on Ramkrishna Paramhansha Dev .

When asked about his future plan , Suvodeep said that he is very much busy with his s   ' Music Institution ' ,that is opening shortly.. He also adds that parents are now becoming interested to admit their children in Music Schools . Ten years from now , parents did not  want their children to take a profession of a singer rather than that of a doctor or engineer etc . Now they have changed their minds by watching the  Reality Shows in TV . Suvodeep also said that he will teach and groom singers in such a way that they would definitely be able to qualify for any performance.