Do you know Pratima Bandyopadhyay’s famous song—Amar hath dhore tumi niye cholo sokha-was a remake? Or that Mohd Rafi was the first Indian to sing an English pop. Do you know Jibone jare tumi daoni mala, morone keno tare dite ele phool is not a Nazrulgeeti? He would tell you all this with effortless ease and elan. He is no quiz buff strong in Indian songs. He’s a researcher who delves deep into the world of harmony.
Meet Siddhartha Dasgupta.