Hailing from the beautiful north-eastern town of Agartala Kaushik has acquired cult fame all over India over the last 2 decades as an indigenous rock star. He is also known as a composer, a poet and a painter.
Kaushik began his music lessons at the tender age of 3 from his mother Smt. Snigdha Roy Chowdhury. His mother has been a source of inspiration and encouragement ever since.
His first performance was when he was just 4 years old and since then there’s been no looking back! As one says ‘once a performer always a performer’ – Kaushik has been performing and mesmerizing his audience every time he holds a microphone and steps onto the stage from then on.
His mother says ‘Kaushik was very focused as a child, he struck the perfect balance between his music lessons and his academics and we never had a scope to complain’
Kaushik owes his classical vocal training to the Bhatkhande University of Lucknow and completed his VISHARAD at the young age of 14. An approved Artiste of Rabindra Sangeet at All India Radio Agartala , Kaushik dedicates his success to his music gurus Sri Nanigopal Chakraborty, Sri Ratan Sengupta, Sri Rajat Chakraborty, Sri Rana Pratap Sarkar , they have and continue remain to be his constant guiding force.
An IT graduate and MBA in marketing and HR, Kaushik chose his passion for Music above all. His father Mr. Kajal Roy Chowdhury, a well known impresario and event organizer of repute acted as his pole star and guided him through thick and thin and lead the path for him to reach heights of success in his chosen career.
Kaushik draws his inspiration from the great likes of Kishore Kumar , Md. Rafi , Rd. Burman , Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan , Sonu Nigam , Hariharan , Asha Bhonsle to name a few. Their perfections and hardwork inspire him to take his performance a notch higher than before .Kaushik’s exposure to World Music has helped him widen his musical spectrum and realize that music needs no language no nation and music indeed has no boundaries. Bryan Adams, Enrique, Phill Collins, Bon Jovi, George Michael, Michael Jackson ar among his top favourites.
He won the hearts of Indians all over the world through his endearing performances in Star Voice Of India Season 1(Star Plus), a music reality show directed by none other than the ‘King of Reality Shows’ – Gajendra Siingh . He wowed the audience with his performance in Ludoscope (ETV Bangla) – a Bengali music reality show and emerged as the 1st runner up
He has been a regular co-performer with all leading National Level singers from Mumbai and Kolkata. For the past 2 years he is a regular face alongside the legendary Alka Yagnik as her co-singer.
A memorable milestone in his career, as Kaushik says has been the launch of his debut Bengali Album named “Tomaay Khunji” and achieving the Best Debut Album award from the Bengal Youth Award and Cultural Academy in this regard in the year 2011.
He has already lent his voice for several Bengali film songs, serial title music, and jingles…
Kaushik now continues his journey of enhancing his musical knowledge and singing skills under the guidance of Sri Goutam Ghoshal…
Kaushik’s repertoire of songs covering the entire gamut from ‘Pure Classical to Semi-Classical’ on one hand to modern Bengali, Hindi and Western songs has made him a true entertainer on stage ,a person who always connects to the audience and channels his vibes into them for a superb musical experience.
This year Kaushik started the 2013 season with a bang as he is just back from his China tour with the legendary Alka Yagnik. He had a fabulous show at Shanghai, China and appreciated by all.. Catch the glimpses in the gallery section.