Kiran Chandra Roy

Kiran Chandra Roy is a Bangladeshi Baul folk singer. In 1997, he won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer and the BACHSAS Best Singer Award for his performance in the film Dukhai.[1][2] He is also a lyricist and music composer.[3]

Kiran Chandra Roy
GenresBaul
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Instrumentsvocals

Background and educationEdit

Roy took formal music lessons from Khandaker Nurul Alam for 14 years.[4][1] He took part in first Bangladesh folklore workshop. He was a student of Bengali Literature at the University of Dhaka and Jagannath University.[4]

As of 2005, Roy released 15 solo albums and rendered playback in over 20 films.[3]

AlbumsEdit

  • Kon Kaal-e Tor Hobe Dishe (2014)[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "KIRAN CHANDRA ROY". Bengal Publication. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার প্রাপ্তদের নামের তালিকা (১৯৭৫-২০১২)" [List of the winners of National Film Awards (1975-2012)]. Government of Bangladesh (in Bengali). Bangladesh Film Development Corporation. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b Ershad Kamol (July 20, 2005). "Interview with Kiran Chandra Roy : Living and breathing folk songs". The Daily Star. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  4. ^ a b Zahangir Alom (October 21, 2014). "'I think of myself as an actor as well, when I perform' – Kiran Chandra Roy". Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Alom, Zahangir (January 17, 2014). "Songs of the soul". The Daily Star. Retrieved December 17, 2016.

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