Eminent exponent of Tagore songs Suchitra Mitra died during her south Kolkata chateau Monday after long illness, according to her family. She was 86 as well as is survived by a son. Mitra’srendition of Tagore’s Amar Sonar Bangla Ami Tomai Bhalobasi during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, won hearts of millions.
Mitra took song lessons during a Visva-Bharati where she assimilated before long after a passing of Rabindranath Tagore in 1941.
She perceived a grant to Sangeet Bhavan in Santiniketan, where she had a singular payoff of guidance from a little of a biggest exponents of Rabindra Sangeet — Indiradevi Chaudhurani, Shantidev Ghosh as well as Shailajaranjan Mazumdar.
After obtaining her diploma from Santiniketan, Mitra returned to Kolkata in 1945. In 1946, she perceived her Master’s grade in Bengali from a Scottish Church College.
In a same year, her adore as well as joining to Tagore’s song inspire her to found a ‘Rabitirtha’, that was declared by eminent historian as well as Tagore academician highbrow Kalidas Nag.
Recipient of a Padmasheree endowment in 1973, Mitra won a Tagore Hymn Prize in 1945 from a London Tagore Hymn Society, Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 1986, as well as a HMV Golden Disc Award, between countless others that embody Deshikottam of Visva-Bharati.