Rupankar Bagchi

Rupankar Bagchi, also known mononymously Rupankar is a Bengali singer-songwriter, playback singer and actor from Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Rupankar Bagchi
Rupankar Bagchi
Rupankar Bagchi
Background information
Born (1972-12-02) December 2, 1972 (age 48)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Playback Singer
  • Composer
Instrumentsguitar
Websitewww.rupankar.com

He has sung many famous songs in recent Bengali films like Chalo Let's Go (2008), Baishe Srabon (2011), Aparajita Tumi (2012), Hemlock society (2012), Dutta Vs Dutta (2012), Jaatishwar (2014), Chotushkone (2014) and Monn (2018).[1] He was awarded the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song "E Tumi Kemon Tumi" from Jaatishwar.[2]

Early lifeEdit

Bagchi was born in a Bengali family and at an early age he learned classical vocal from his father Ritendra Nath Bagchi and Rabindra Sangeet from his mother Sumitra Bagchi. He was trained in classical music from Sukumar Mitra and in modern songs from Jatileswar Mukhopadhyay. His first stage performance was at the age of eleven.[1] In 1999, he married Chaitali Lahiri.

DiscographyEdit

  • Tumi Shunbe Ki? (Debut album)
  • Ei jeno shei chokh
  • Bondhu dekha hobe
  • Anmone Amake Bhabo
  • Meghe roddure
  • Ami Tomake Chini
  • Bhokatta
  • Poth Bhola (Rabindra Sangeet)
  • Highway
  • Ganer jharnatolay (Rabindra Sangeet)
  • O chand
  • Fire esho Ruby ray
  • Tomay gan shunabo (rabindra Sangeet)
  • Neel
  • Shopping Mall
  • Tui jabi koto dur
  • Faltu
  • Sada Kalo
  • Tagore timeless(rabindra Sangeet)
  • Monihar
  • Shokol Kajer Kaji(nazrul gerti)
  • Roots(folk)
  • Acoustic
  • Best of Rupankar
  • Best of Rupankar, Vol. 2

Tane[3]

  • Anek Durey with Bumpai Chakraborty
  • Rupkothar Tumi with Jayanta Roy
  • Elo agomonir din with Bumpai Chakraborty and diganta Das
  • Kal Bhor Hobey, duet with Sarbajit Ghosh from the music album Monn.
  • Priyotama 3 [4]

Famous songsEdit

AwardsEdit

 
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Rajat Kamal Award for Best Male Playback Singer: Jaatishwar (Bengali) to Shri Rupankar Bagchi, at the 61st National Film Awards function, in New Delhi on 3 May 2014.

NominationEdit

  • 2010: Bangla Sangit Purashkar for Best Male Singer – "Tobe Prem Kake Chay" from album Mohonay
  • 2010: Bangla Sangit Purashkar for Best Album – for Mohonay
  • 2011: Bangla Sangit Purashkar for Best Male Playback Singer – "Gobheere Jao" from Baishe Srabon
  • 2011: Radio Mirchi Music Award for Best Male Playback Singer – "Gobheere Jao" from Baishe Srabon
  • 2011: Friends FM Award for Best Male Playback Singer – "Gobheere Jao" from Baishe Srabon
  • 2011: Zee Bangla Gourab Samman for Best Male Playback Singer – "Gobheere Jao" from Baishe Srabon
  • 2019: The SRL Award for Vocalist of the Decade 2010 – 2019 (Male), given by SRL Motion Pictures Entertainment[1]

FilmographyEdit

  • Sin Sister as police detective Agnibesh Chatterjee.
  • Biday Byomkesh as DC Krishnendu Malo
  • Played a cameo as himself singing in the studio in the song Kal Bhor Hobey from Monn alongside Sarbajit Ghosh. The video also featured Rohan Basu, Sonia Saha & Amrita Chakraborty in various other roles.
  • Manikanchana
  • The stoneman murders (web series)(hoichoi)
  • Abar Kanchanjangha

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c http://www.rupankar.com/
  2. ^ "61st National Film Awards Announced" (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com
  4. ^ "Tollywood music album compromising 6 songs one of which is a solo by Sarbajit Ghosh". Ebela.in.

External linksEdit