Nisshongota: New Bengali Songs Album by Soumyodeep Banerjee and Soumava Banerjee Released in Kolkata, Bhalobashi Jani is Next

By Priyanka Dutta / WBRINN
newsdesk.kolkata@washingtonbanglaradio.com

Soumava and Soumyodeep
Soumava and Soumyodeep

Soumyodeep Banerjee
Soumyodeep Banerjee

Kolkata, April 21, 2013 (Washington Banglaradio Radio): Soumyodeep Banerjee is a software engineer by profession and his friend Soumava Banerjee is a pharmacist. But their passion lies in music.

Arijit Dutta, Gaurab Chatterjee, Sidhu, Soumyodeep, Soumava
Arijit Dutta, Gaurab Chatterjee, Sidhu, Soumyodeep, Soumava

Their debut album named “Nishshongota” was launched by Rooh Media on the 12th of April at Taam restaurant, located in the same building as Priya cinema hall.. Present at the launch of the music Bengali audio songs album was head of Priya Entertainments, Arijit Dutta, and Gaurab Chatterjee, Siddhartha Ray (Sidhu) and Mainak “Bumpi” Nag Chowdhury.

“Nissongota” means loneliness. Looking dapper in a cream colored Punjabi, singer Soumyodeep said “Loneliness in love is the main focus of our debut album. The songs were actually written for a feature film. However the film faced some problems and hence we are releasing the songs in an album format. Losing one's lover and subsequent feelings of loneliness are what let me to write these songs.”

The singer who originally aspired to become an actor and has also done a few acting assignments took to singing when he went through the pain of separation in his personal life. “This album is dedicated to my lady love who changed me and also my life” said the singer. The next album of the duo is “Bhalobashi Jani” which will release soon.

Lyricist of the album Soumava Banerjee highlighted their friendship of twenty one years. They are friends from school. Despite differenct professions, they take time out for their passion and work together.

Arijit Dutta, Gaurab Chatterjee, Sidhu
Arijit Dutta, Gaurab Chatterjee, Sidhu

The album has five songs namely “Surjyani”, “Prem saala”, “Classroom”, “Sananda” and “Tumi Asbe na”. Soumyodeep has performed the songs and the lyrics have been written by Soumyodeep and Soumava. They were accompanied on guitar by Subhojit Paul and Mrityunjoy Das, and on the mandola by Puranjoy Guha. Saswato Chattopadhyay and Crossfade have done the programming and sound designing.

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Arijit Dutta - Dadul-da to all film lovers and head of Priya Entertainments, congratulated the duo on their debut album.

Mainak Bumpy Nag Chowdhury was present at the launch and said “Soumyo-Soumava are both talented musicians and they have done a great job with the album. I wish them all the very best”. He urged the audience to by original CDs and helps the artists in their endeavors. Chowdhury jokingly said “Though the album may be on loneliness, the number of likes on any picture or status update of Soumyadeep on Facebook does not show that.”

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Sidhu praised Rooh Music Company for their vision of bringing out new talented musicians and giving them a scope to showcase their merits. Soumyadeep sang the title track of his album after the CD launch and impressed the audience with his soothing melodious voice.

Taam Restaurant completed its first anniversary and the management of Taam wished the singers the very best for their future works.

The songs are soothing and melodious and you can listen to the songs even if you are not lonely in love.