Jadavpur University Alumni Associationlp

Hyderabad Chapter

Blog Search


Cultural Program -- Jeeboner Jolsaghore - 28th Oct

Musical concert  “Jeeboner Jolsaghore” on 28th October, 2017 (Saturday) at 7.00 pm.

        Venue :  Phoenix Arena, TSIIC Park, Opposite HSBC Phase 2, HITEC, Hyderabad.

       The program was completed in presence of around 80-100 audience mostly belonging to JU Alumni Hyderabad fraternity. He started with a beautiful invocation to the divine mother through Sarva Mangala Mangalye Shive and continued in the same vein. He also sung tributes and hymns to the Ramakrishna-Saradatradition, apart from singing some famous songs of Manna De like Kahin Door Jav.

 This Concert staged both traditional and contemporary melodies from semi-classical Indian Gharanas. Pt. Jyotiprakash Chattopadhyay, the artist, is an able disciple of Deshikottam Pt. Gyan Prokash Ghosh and Sangeetacharya Pt Ajay Sinha Roy. He is a dedicated composer, who worked closely with Sri Manna De for more than two decades.

ü  Pt Jyotiprakash is the son of Actor and Singer Dr S N Chattopadhyay, brother of eminent Tabalia

Pt Anindo Chattopadhyay and nephew of Sitarist Pt. Deviprasad Chattopadhyay

ü  His live performances on Ghazal, ‘Harano Diner Gaan’, Bhajan, Nazrul Sangeet attract a wide audience

            because of his versatile style. Apart from his frequent performances in All India Radio, TV, Films and 

            on stage, Jyotiprakash is also a researcher in Nazrulgeeti.

He composed music in films like Bhranti Bilas, Chor-Chor, Anu, Aleek Babu, He-Mahajeebon,,

Jaadugari (Hindi), Mahananda (NFDC) and so on. His work has been appreciated and admired by

directors like Dinen Gupta, Utpalendu Cakraborty, Neetish Mukherjee and others.

ü  Some of the achievements : Uttam Kalaratna Award (2017), Manna De Saraswat Award (2015),

Uttam Kumar Award (twice – 1998 and 2013), Radhakanta Nandi Award (2010).

ü  Jyotiprakash was adjudged the best Singer and Composer in “All India Sudhin Das Gupta Sangeet

Contest – 1989” by the panel comprising Salil Choudhury, Hemanta Mukherjee, V Balsara, Pulak Bandopadhyay, Jatileswar Mukhopadhyay and others.

ü  Many of the compositions of Pt Jyotiprakash are recorded in golden voices of Manna De, Arundhoti Homchowdhury, Haimanti Sukla, Indrani Sen, and other eminent artists.

Go Back