Kabir Suman

  • Actor, Music, Background Score

Mar 16, 1949

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Kabir Suman (born Suman Chattopadhyay; 16 March 1950) is an Indian singer, songwriter, musician, music director, poet, journalist, political activist, TV presenter, and occasional actor. His contemporary urban, socially conscious songs draw upon both
Bengaliadhunik(modern) and Western folk and protest music. His work has been a major influence in the development of the Bengali songs, which has influenced bands likeChandrabindoo, and has grown to become a major movement in contemporary Bengali music.
Most of his songs are played solo with just a Piano, synthesiser or a guitar. Like many other Bengali singers, Suman recorded albums ofRabindra Sangeet Suman`s primary training was in Indian classical music and Rabindra Sangeet, and he picked up Western folk forms while living abroad in Germany and the United States. His 2019 releases include Surjo Prithibir Chardike Ghore, directed by Arijit Biswas.