Samrat Pandit (brought into the world in 1982) is an Indian old style singer. He sings khyal (unadulterated traditional type) in the Patiala gharana (singing style), and semi-traditional like thumri and Tappa.
Samrat Pandit was brought into the world in Kolkata, India. He has a spot with a gathering of entertainers and is the 6th time from his family into music. He was shown music by his father, Jagdish Prasad, a Hindustani conventional performer, himself a quick understudy of Bade Ghulam Ali Khan. At age five, Samrat took part in the “Bal Kalakar” program of All India Radio in Bhopal. He began visiting with his dad when he was juvenile, going with him in front of an audience. His mom, Sandhya Pandit, an English educator at Kendriya Vidyalaya (Focal Government school), goes with him in front of an audience, playing the tanpura.
Samrat sent off his performance vocation in 2001, while proceeding to offer vocal help in his dad’s exhibitions. He is a guaranteed All India Radio craftsman beginning around 2009. He partook in Network programs going with his dad and as an independent craftsman, in nearby channels Om Bangla television, government station Doordarshan and public station Zee 24 Taas. He did his most memorable independent collection in 2012 “Patiala Ruler”, delivered fully backed up by Girija Devi, Satish Vyas, Samresh Chowdhury and Rashid Khan. Samrat sings thumri, bhajan, tappa and khyal.
Performances in India
He performed at the Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Celebration as an independent craftsman in Pune, in 2012 and 2017. He likewise performed at the Thumri Celebration in Delhi, coordinated by Sahitya Kala Parishad, division of Workmanship, culture and dialects of the Public authority of Delhi, at Kamani Assembly room. In his local Kolkata, Samrat showed up in prominent settings remembering the ITC Sangeet Exploration Foundation for 2010 and the Salt Lake Music Meeting in 2011. He performed with different artists like Ramdas Palsule, Dilshad Khan and Ramkumar Mishra.
- 2013 Europe : he participated in the fusion project of Nevcivan Özel in Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall, one of Turkey’s major concert halls.
- 2015 North America and Europe, including concerts in London and Toronto.
- 2016 Europe : he was the first khayal singer to perform in the country of Lithuania in the capital Vilnius.
- 2018 Europe including shows in Germany and Greece
Samrat’s melodic impacts are his dad Jagdish Prasad, Barkat Ali Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Ali Akbar Khan, Ravi Shankar, and the Ghazal. He likewise pays attention to different performers including Michael Jackson, and he values world music and Balkan music.
Samrat has graduated in English at the College of Calcutta. He is additionally an ex-fighter and preferences proactive tasks. He values experience sports like mountain climbing regardless does yoga.
He received the Sangeet Shiromani Award from the governor of Maharashtra in 2014.
- 2009: In rare moods with Pandit Jagdish Prasad – double DVD
- 2012: Patiala Prince
- 2016: Live in Goa – DVD
- 2017: Live in Delhi