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"His style of sarod playing resembles that of Ali Akbar Khan and reminds of the lyricism so much associated with the late Ustad, once described by Yehudi Menuhin as the greatest instrumentalist of all times".
The Hindu, India.

"Ranajit is the New Ambassador of Indian Music to the West"
VPRO Radio,The Netherlands

BIO

Pandit RANAJIT SENGUPTA is one of the Best Sarode Player & Music Composer from India having performed around the world for last 20 years representing his country. He is a student of late Ustad Dhyanesh Khan & Ustad Aashish Khan of Maihar Senia Gharana & attended several workshops by Late Dr. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan in India & California.He is one of the youngest TOP Grade Sarode Player from All India Radio & Television & winner of "Presidents' award for securing First position in All India Radio Competition,Acharya Baba Allauddin Memorial Award,Pandit Nikhil Bannerjee Memorial Award & "Best talent of the Year" award by HMV to name a few. He is a topper in both Graduation & Master's Exam from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata & is a Guest Lecturer in Universities in USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, England & India. He has performed in Major Music Festivals & Venues in more than 30 Countries including USA, Canada, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, The Netherlands, Greece, England, Scotland, Estonia, Russia, Africa, United Arab Emirates, Syria & Caribbean Islands to name a few. He has over 30 CD & DVD releases from around the world. Ranajit has composed Music for the Dutch Feature Film "Dark Amsterdam", the Title Music for the International Film Festival, Kolkata, in 1994 & the music for the Road Movie "Lost & Found Tour" filmed about himself & 3 other Austrian Musicians.

Ranajit is currently the Principal Composer, Guest Conductor & GURU for the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music in England.

Ranajit has been a "Fellow of the Ministry of Culture", Govt. of India & an Artiste with ICCR.

Right now Ranajit is doing PhD in Music.

Some special INFO about Pandit Ranajit Sengupta

1. One of the youngest TOP Grade Artiste of All India Radio & Television

2. NET qualified Lecturer by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of INDIA

3. Artist with ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs

4. Youngest Indian to give lecture at a University abroad

5. Conferred the Official PANDIT Title by the Broadcasting Corporation of India

6. Ex-"Fellow of the Ministry of Culture", Govt. of india

7. Many of his Students are getting National Scholarships by the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India

8. Introduced many Musicians abroad since 1994 including his own Students

9. Composed many Bengali songs since many years. Released album Abokasher Aabash Theke, performed by Haimanti shukla, Raghab, Manomoy, Ustad Ali Ahmed Hussain, Pandit Kushal Das to name a few.

10. Have got 4 world Fusion Music Bands in Europe

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