Dipannita and Arpan

Dipannita and Arpan
Dipannita and Arpan
  • country:India
  • region:Indian Subcontinent
  • style(s):Folk, Acoustic
  • label:Independent artist (promoted by banglanatak dot com)
  • type:Duo
  • gender:male, female
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal, string
  • artist posted by:banglanatak dot com

Line up

  • Arpan Thakur Chakraborty  (Dotara )
  • Dipannita Acharya (Vocal and Ektara)


The Duo of Dipannita Acharya and Arpan Thakur Chakraborty from Kolkata presents soulful traditional folk music using traditional folk instruments like Ektara, Dugi and Dotara. Dipanita Acharya is a proficient and prolific artist in the genre of folk music. Over the years, she has marvelled the audiences with a plethora of various regional folk songs, especially those from Bengal, Assam, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. Her introduction to folk music happened through her own cultural roots from Chittagong (Bangladesh). Arpan Thakur Chakraborty is a folk musician from Kolkata who plays Dotara, Banjo, Guitar, and few other string instruments. Being an urban musician his transformation and development as a folk musician was spurred by his association with legendary Bauls and Fakirs. Both the artist has performed in various national and international music festivals including China, Bulgaria.