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Singer Sandipa’s Online Music video Kothay Shei Nawab Released by Eminent Musicians


The future of non-film music in West Bengal is precarious. This is what is propelling many singers to go forward and bring out their songs in a somewhat different format. Sandipa, understanding the need of the hour has taken up the initiative of releasing a video of her solo song on You Tube so as to reach more audiences. This solo video song release took place at Press Club in the presence of Indrani Sen, Sidhu, Sudarshan Chakraborty, Savvy and others.


Sandipa was a participant at Indian Idol Season 2. She got rave reviews and praise for her singing quality from the judges. However due to a mishap she had to leave the show midway ad come back home. She released her first Bengali solo album -“Amakei Paabe” consisting of six songs of various genres. She has done playbacks in jingles and renowned Bengali TV soaps like “Tithir Atithi”, “Ke Tumi Nandini”, “Lukochuri”, “Sanjhbela”, “Tele Samman Award” and many more. She lent her voice in the Bengali film “Once Upon a time In Kolkata” directed by Satarupa Sanyal. She lent her voice for Srilekha Mitra singing a rap song duo with the super talented Mir Afsar Ali for Mirakkel season-9 theme song.


The song Kothay Shei Nawab is a solo peppy number which will make the audience dance to the tunes, revealed the singer. “I just hope everybody likes this song. I will be performing this song at stage shows too to check out the reaction of the live audience. I thought of bringing this out in a video format as thess appeal to the audience much in recent times” said the singer.


Speaking at the occasion, ace singer Indrani Sen said “Sandipa is an old student of mine. I had thought that by this time she should have become an established singer. However that did not happen. However the step that she has taken to reach out to the masses is appreciable and I wish her all the luck”.

The music has been scored by Savvy while the lyrics have been written by Rajiv Dutta. Choreographed by Pratim Roy the Video has been directed by Dibya Chatterjee (Handykraft Pictures).

Priyaka Dutta

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Akriti Kakkar’s New Single ‘Kolkata Diaries’ Released in Kolkata


Are you hooked on to the tracks “Saturday Saturday”or “Iski Uski”? Then you are surely under the spell of the lady with the golden voice, Akriti Kakkar. The Kolkata born Punjabi singer who has not only mesmerized the audiences at the national level, but has also won hearts of the Bengali music lovers released her new single titled “Kolkata Diaries”. Present at the music launch ceremony were Joy Sarkar, Lopamudra Mitra, Raghab, Tanmoy Bose, Samidh and Sidhartha Ray.


Speaking at the occasion, Akriti said “This is my humble tribute to Bengali listeners who have given me so much love and appreciation for my work. Hence I thought of paying respect to the people with this single. This song is like a literal homecoming for me. Kolkata is like my second home. I would also like to thank Lopamudra di for helping me out with the song Hrid Majharey rakbo and also giving me valuable inputs that have helped me sing it more melodiously”.

Akriti Kakkar Single Kolkata Diaries Launched in Kolkata (You tube)

Joy Sarkar who has composed the music for the singles said “I don’t know whether to thank or not to thank Lopamudra. Jokes apart it was during Zee Bangla’s show that the thought of doing this single struck our mind. We thought of blending the Hindi lyrics with the Bengali ones so as to reach out to a wider audience”.


Tanmoy Bose who had met Akriti at a musical concert in Seychelles was highly appreciative of her musical abilities. The tabla maestro also highlighted that singles will indeed be the future of music as this will help stop piracy.

The video of the song has been directed by Chirag Arora. The lyrics of the song have been written by Manoj Yadav who is immensely popular for his songs in Coke Studio and also for Akshay Kumar’s film Boss. The music of the single has been composed by Joy Sarkar.

The single will be released on the 31st of July by Zee Music with an exclusive launch on radio stations alongside SAREGAMAPA on Zee Bangla.

Priyanka Dutta