Indrajit inherited his musical talent from his sitarist mother, who was a disciple of Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Indrajit's initial sitar training came from his maternal grandfather Bankim Kumar Pal and later from Pt. Manilal Nag. For the last fifteen years he has been under the tutelage of his Guru and uncle, Pandit Kartick Kumar, senior disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Indrajit, an artist of many dimensions, is also a Graduate of Arts from the University of Calcutta and 'Sangeet Bibhakar' of Bangiya Sangeet Parisad (affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University). He has been invited for numerous teaching assignments in England and Germany and his performances are featured on many audio Cassettes, C.D.s, and Video recordings. AWARDS Indrajit Banerjee is an 'A-grade' Artiste of Indian Radio and Televison and also an approved artiste of l.C.C.R. (Govt. of India).
Indrajit was awarded the 'Gokul Nag Memorial Gold Medal' in 1987 by Bangiya Sangeet Parishad (Bengal), 'Sura-Mani' in 1990 by Sur-Sringar Samsad (Bombay) and 'Abhinav Kala Samman' in 1997 by Abhinav Kala Parishad (Bhopal). Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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