Chirkutt is a Bangladeshi rock band from Dhaka, formed in 2002. It consists of vocalist Sharmin Sultana Sumi, guitarist Emon Chowdhury, bassist Didar Hasan, keyboards player Jahid Nirob and drummer Pavel Areen.[1][2]

Chirkutt
OriginDhaka, Bangladesh
Genres
Years active2002–present
Labels
Members
Past members
  • Rashed Sharif Shoaib
  • Sabbir Ahmed
  • Rokon Emon
  • Pinto Ghosh
  • Anwar Shafiq Tomal
  • Parvez Sazzad

HistoryEdit

This band was formed in 2002 by Sharmin Sultana Sumi.[3] Emon Chowdhury joined in 2005, Pavel Areen joined in 2008 and Jahid Nirob joined in 2015.[3][4] Eight years after the band was formed they released their first album Chirkuttnama.[5]

Chirkutt's performed at SXSW-2016 in Austin, USA[6] and South Asian Band Festival-Delhi, India, the President house concert in India-2014, India Music Week and the Jaffna Music Festival, Sri Lanka. They were also the winners of the RTV Best Band Award 2012.[2] Chirkutt band has also embarked for a tour in Norway with Norwegian rockers Casa Murilo in 2013.[7] They performed on Asian TV music show in September 2016.[8][9]

MembersEdit

Present members

DiscographyEdit

  • "চিরকুটনামা (Chronograph)" (2010)[5]
  • "যাদুর শহর (City of Magic)" (2013)[5]
  • "উধাও (Disappear)" (2017)[10]

AwardEdit

Channel i Music Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2013 "যাদুর শহর (City of Magic)" Best Band Album of the Year Won

RTV Music Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2012 Chirkutt Best Band of the Year Won

SAARC Film Festival Award

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 Jalal's Story Best Original Score[11] Won

Chirkutt in filmEdit

The band has also worked on several local film music director. They won the "SAARC" film festival award in 2016 for the best original score of the film Jalal's Story.[12] Chirkutt also have done the playback in the movies Television,[13] and Piprabidya,[14] of director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. They did the soundtract of Aynabaji of Amitabh Reza Chowdhury 2016 film,[15] Ice cream of Redowan Rony. Chirkutt did the soundtrack of the movie Tumi Je Amar by RTV.[16] They composed the soundtrack of the 2017 movie Doob – No bed of roses.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chirkutt gives Bangla music Latin twist". The Daily Star. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Chirkutt to perform at SXSW as 1st Bangladeshi band". Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 27 December 2017. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  3. ^ a b "CHIRKUTT Back Stage Pass". The Daily Star. 19 December 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Plugged-in: Emon Chowdhury". The Daily Star. 28 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "[WATCH] An evening with Chirkutt". The Daily Star. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  6. ^ "SXSW Music: Chirkutt". Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Norge – Bangladesh tur/retur – dagsavisen.no" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Chirkutt to perform live on Asian TV". New Age. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  9. ^ রঙিন চিরকুট. Daily Voomi (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 4 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Chirkutt all set to release third album". New Age. 10 June 2017.
  11. ^ Mahid Ul Ibad. "Winners – SAARC Film Festival 2016". SAARC Culture. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  12. ^ "Chirkutt bags first international award". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  13. ^ "Chirkutt Fascinates CU Students". The Daily Star. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  14. ^ "Pipra Bidya". The Daily Star. 6 November 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  15. ^ "Chirkut's new track for Aynabaji and 'Doob' of Mostofa Sarwar Farooki". Dhaka Tribune. 29 September 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  16. ^ "Chirkutt's song in "Tumi Je Amar"". The Daily Star. 22 October 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2017.

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