[Assam] Silchar boy shines in musical talent show
Pradip Kumar Datta
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Mon May 28 01:45:50 PDT 2007
Silchar boy shines in musical talent show
>From our Correspondent
SILCHAR, May 27: After the stellar performance of Debojit Saha, Rathijit and Saptaparma of Barak Valley in the talent shows organized by different satellite channels, another young rising music artist Ratnadeep Chowdhury of this town is hogging the limelight.
He has surpassed a number of contestants at the Amul Star Voice of India programme currently on in a private television channel through his skill and mellifluous voice. His ascent to this musical feat has come through tests and auditions at different levels.
Ratnadeep made a breakthrough in April end any May 15 by his outstanding merit at the Amul Star programmes in Kolkata. In these pre-final mega musical contests, he enthralled an assembly of 10,000 audiences and won their applaud. Eminent personalties of the music world Adesh Srivastava, Abhijit, Alka Yagnik and Lalit Pandit were the judges. Bollywood and Tollywood stars, Koninika, Vikram Ghose, Shipra Basu and Tony Bose, were present as special invites.
Gajendra Singh, the noted choreographer, made the gala events memorable.
Ratnadeep impressed the judges by his inimitable style. His devotional as well as modern songs were different in rhythmic and sonorous touches.
He displayed great elan in the fusion of classical, semi classic and Sufi notes that left deep imprints on the minds of the music lovers.
The young artist is all set to do still better in the final wrap up of the programme in Mumbai. The young artists achieved the distinctive honour of being the first among all the participants in Kolkata Doordarshan musical programme.
He has been receiving lessons on classical and other forms of music from well-known persons of the art. He made his debut in the world of music as a B-grade artist of Silchar Doordarshan. He then moved to Kolkata for more exposition and training.
Under the care of well-known singers, Haimanti Shukla and Alok Chattopadhya, he has gained much.
Born to tabla artist of this town Bhaskar Chowdhury and his spouse Dipika Chowdhury, Ratnadeep has been inspired not only by his parents but also by his friends and well-wishers to become a music artist. Sharing all this information of his son with this scribe, Bhaskar Chowdhury said he is confident of his son emerging as a topper in the mega final.
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