Kaushiki’s mother Smt. Chandana Chakrabarty, a disciple of Vidushi Meera Bandyopadhyay, a noted Classical vocalist of Patiyala Gharana, initiated Kaushiki to the world of Indian music. From the affectionate lullaby to the stringent Taalim, she has been one of the greatest inspirations in Kaushiki’s life.
Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty
The most eminent and respected legend of Patiyala Gharana Pt. Ajoy Chakrabarty has been Kaushiki’s father, Guru and the greatest inspiration for her to follow the musical path to excellence. His musical understanding, depth, realization, execution, vision has helped the musical growth of Kaushiki to become the musician that she is where she is considered to be the torch bearer of her father’s and family’s musical legacy.
Guru Jnan Prakash Ghosh
Guru Jnan Prakash Ghosh is one of the greatest musical visionaries that India has ever produced.Kaushiki’s association with him started at a very early tender age, primarily as family, and later she was blessed to be accepted by Guru Jnan Prakash Ghosh as his youngest Ganda-bandh disciple. It was him, who instilled in Kaushiki the philosophical understanding of music and beyond and guided her towards musical enlightenment.
Dr. M Balmurali Krishna
The living legend of Carnatic Classical music, Dr. M. Balmurali Krishna has very kindly imparted his musical brilliance to add different colour and experience in Kaushiki’s repertoire . Kaushiki has been learning Carnatic music from him since 2002.
Celebration of the birth centenary of Guru Jnan Prakash Ghosh
SVA officially started its journey by Remembrance, a celebration of the birth centenary of Guru Jnan Prakash Ghosh on 5th May 2012, where many of his disciples and devotees were united in music at the Scien...
Raagas and Blossoms
SVA presented its most unique concept Raagas and Blossoms on 18th May, 2013. It was a presentation where a bunch of young talents, led by Kaushiki, presented Indian traditional music on a contemporary world...
This section of the website is dedicated to help young (8-25 years of age) and aspiring talents of music who want to send their audio / video clips which will be personally heard and selected by Kaushiki and the chosen recordings will be recognized and promoted on this platform for their benefit.
- Jadubhatta Award
- BBC World Music Award - 2005 for the album Pure
- Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar (Sangeet Natak Academy Award) - 2012
- GIMA - 2012
- Adiya Birla Kalakiran Award - 2013
- Mirchi Music Award - 2012 for "Best female vocalist" and "Album of the year " - both for the album Yatra.