Portrait of Madhumita Chatterjee, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2023, posing for their award

Madhumita Chatterjee

InterContinental Music Awards Winner

2023 – Best of Asia | Reg Hindustani

Madhumita Chatterjee has a vast range of expertise and repertoire. She presents Hindi Bollywood hits, ghazals, semi-classical and Bengali modern songs with equal dexterity. From foot tapping numbers to great ghazals, Madhumita enthralls audiences worldwide. She has released 5 music albums to date. In December 2017 she launched in Mumbai her first Bollywood debut album “Tum Bin” along with Bollywood Melody King Kumar Sanu. One duet song from this album received the best song award at World Film Festival (WFF) Signature Series awards in Hollywood in September 2019. In July 2020, she released a beautiful ghazal duet with legendary Anup Jalota.  In 2018, she recorded a fabulous ghazal single “Unko Ana Na Tha” composed by Arunasish Roy and arranged by Prattyush Banerjee. In 2018, she also completed a live tour “Soul & Strings” in USA accompanied by Sarodist Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty and Kolkata Singer Shom Chatterjee. 

In 2015 she released her first International Ghazal Album “Teri Khusboo” with co-singer Shuvodeep Mukherjee which has become a collector’s item.  In 2009 she completed playback for a commercial Bengali film (Jokhon Eschechilam) and in 2010 has done playback for a Hollywood crossover film titled “Adios Mi Amigos”. She also has been collaborating with Bollywood music director such as legendary Bappi Lahiri, and Ghazal maestro Sudeep Banerjee. In 2010 she coproduced with Grammy-nominated producer Alexander Adhami (composer also for Cirque du Soleil) a world music track. In 2014, she along with her husband appeared on the popular TV show “Aaj shokaler amontrone” on Tara Music channel in Kolkata. She has been invited to perform at NABC (Bongo Sammelan) on four different occasions. 

She started learning music first from her mother at the tender age of six. Then she learnt RabindraSangeet from Rabitirtha Music School in Calcutta, India under the legendary Smt. Suchitra Mitra. Madhumita holds the unique distinction of having stood first for all thirteen years of training and received the Gold Medal from Rabitirtha which was given to her by Hemant Kumar. She then obtained training in Indian Classical music and went on to receive her Sangeet Prabhakar from Allahabad where she stood second. Madhumita moved to the US in 1989 and started her career in music teaching and live performances. Prior to that, she was a regular performer in All India radio and Calcutta television. She recorded her first album “Ore Mor Shishu Bholanath” as a child artist in 1979 which was released by H.M.V. She is a busy performing artist giving music concerts throughout USA. Today she spends several months of the year in Kolkata/Mumbai for recording projects and the rest of the time in Los Angeles where she runs a large music school.