Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Anupam Roy

Anupam Roy
Anupam Roy is an Bengali lyricist, composer and singer who has mesmerized every Bengali by his song "Amake amar moto thakte dao" from Autograph (2010), a Bengali film. After the success of his songs he said that he has written and composed more than 150 songs. So, that's make us very excited about his new projects.

Anupam, born and brought up in Kolkata. He has completed his schooling from St. Paul's Boarding & Day School, Khidderpore and MP Birla Foundation, Behala. He did his graduation in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He was the gold medalist of his batch (2004). Since 2004, he has been working for Texas Instruments India, Bangalore as an analog circuit design engineer. He has been actively singing & writing songs (in Bengali) since year 2000 & plays the acoustic guitar along. Other than music, his other interests include Bengali Literature, Movies and Football. 


In Bangalore, Anupam participated in the First Rock Concert – Remembering Mohiner Ghoraguli at Ambedkar Bhavan, in 2007. 

Anupam's Music
Later that year, Ranjon Ghoshal arranged for a special preview concert at C.F.D. Bangalore, showcasing twelve of Anupam's songs, sung by Anupam and his friends, which included, among others, notable singer Sromona Chakraborty and also Srijit Mukherji on the harmonica. In the year 2008, the band Nagorik, organised a "Tribute to Kabir Suman" night in Bangalore, of which Anupam was a part. He participated in numerous shows in Bangalore and opened shows for artists like Fossils (band), Anjan Dutta, Rupankar and Mir Afsar Ali. His biggest break was having two of his songs featured in the bengali film, Autograph (2010) by Srijit Mukherji.

Anupam wrote and composed Bneche Thakaar Gaan , sung by Rupam Islam and Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao, which he sung himself. This song fetched him the Anandalok Special Jury Award for 'The Most Popular Singer, 2010', Heritage Samman For Legendary Personalities, (Best upcoming talent, 2010) and Bangla Sangeet Award (Anandabazar Patrika) for Best Lyricist (2010) and for Best Song (2010), Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao. Anupam, subsequently debuted as music director for the Bengali movie "Chalo Paltai" (2011), delivering smash hits like 'Classroom' and 'Bhul Korechhi'. 
[From Wikipedia]

Anupam Roy also won  the Big Bangla Movie Awards 2011 for the best lyricist category. 


Anupam's writings have been featured in various online magazines. In 2010, the Bengali magazine, Kaurab published Amader Beche Thaka, written by him, in the open prose category of its August, 2010 issue. He has helped in the running of an online bangla portal named Boipara along with visual artist, Samit Roy, who was highly influential in shaping Anupam's writing style and skills. Anupam maintains his own blog, Alternative Bangla Print.
[From Wikipedia]
Anupam Roy

Anupam has done 3 plays in Bangalore at Ranga Shankara. a) Pheluda Pherot, a bengali play, written and directed by Srijit Mukherji - Anupam composed music along with Priyam Mukherjee and Saptarshi Mukherjee & performed on stage. b) Laathi, a bengali play, directed by Ranjon Ghoshal in Moitree 2009—The Bengali Theatre Festival organised by bengali theatre group, Mukhosh. c) Nariyal Paani, a hindi play, written and directed by Sandeep Shikhar - Anupam composed music and played the role of a major character in the play.
[From Wikipedia]

For Fans:

All of you can find Anupam Roy's Facebook page by clicking here and his beautiful MySpace profile by clicking here. If you wants to read Anupam's songs than click here to visit his blog Alternative Bangla Print.

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