Soham Chakraborty (singer)

Soham Chakrabarty (Bengali:সোহম চক্রবর্তী)[1] is a playback singer who has sung many songs for Bollywood movies as well as for Bengali movies. He was declared the winner of Zee's "Sa-re-ga-ma"(A musical competition) in 2000 (at the age of 20). Till now his big hit is "In dino" song from the movie Life In A... Metro.[2]

Soham Chakrabarty
BornKolkata
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2000–present

Early life

Soham is a Bengali guy who started singing at the age of 10. He trained in Hindustani classical music under the guidance of Pandit Jayendra Ghosh, Ustad Mohammed Sagaruddin Khan saab and Sukhdev Sengupta. Music directors Bappi Lahiri and O P Nayyar suggested that if he wanted to pursue singing as a career, he'd have to shift base to Mumbai. Since then he started living in Mumbai. He came to Mumbai in 2002.[3]

Career

He has been through a lot of struggle. He sang for Ada and Dil Samander (Garam Masala) ads though that was finally dubbed by Sonu Nigam and KK respectively. He has done several ad jingles like Emami and Mc Donalds with music director Pritam. T-Series gave him his first break in 13 languages including Telugu, Tamil, Bhojpuri and Assamese. He has sung lots of Hindi and Bengali songs for Bollywood movies and Bengali movies respectively. He has also sung devotional songs[4] with popular singers like Debashish, Preeti, Pinky, Javed Ali, Charanjeet Singh Sondhi , Kalpana, Priya Bhattacharya etc

Filmography

Hindi Songs

2006

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Dhoom 2 "Dil Laga Na" Mahalakshmi Iyer, Suzanne D'Mello

2007

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Life In A... Metro "In Dino"
Hattrick "Kahan Kho Gaya - Reprise"
"Kahaan Kho Gaya Hai Dil Mera"
Dhol "O Yaara Dhol Bajaake" Sohail Kaul

2009

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani "Tu Jaane Na (Reprise)"
Bolo Raam "Do Dil Hai Janwa " Monali Thakur
3 Nights 4 Days "Har Mausam" Akriti Kakar
All the Best: Fun Begins "All the best" Antara Mitra
Shaabash! You Can Do It "You Can Do It Shaabash"
"Lagta Nahi Dil"
Life Partner "Teri Meri Yeh Zindagi" Shreya Ghoshal
"Aage Aage" Mika Singh, Antara Mitra
Billu "Khudaya khair" Monali Thakur, Akriti Kakar

2010

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Toh Baat Pakki! "Karle Mujhse Pyaar - Remix" Pritam Chakraborty
Do Dilon Ke Khel Mein "Ajnabee Ehsas Ko"
Chance Pe Dance "Pal Mein Hi" Shreya Ghoshal

2012

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Love Possible "Pehli Dafa Hai (Unplugged)"
"Pehli Dafa Hai"
Yeh Khula Aasmaan "Tum Mile" Gayatri Ganjawala

Bengali songs

2002

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Kurukshetra "Jaago Bhai Notun Kore" Vinod Rathod, Priya Bhattacharya

2006

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Agni Pariksha "Jeo Na Amay Chhere"
Eri Naam Prem "Bhalobashar Ei Jibon" Shreya Ghoshal

2007

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Jiban Sathi "Aaj Tomake Tomar Theke" Sadhana Sargam

2008

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Bor Asbe Ekhuni "Saiyaan (Male)"
"Baba Aamar Biye Hobe Na"
Love "Prithibi Onek Boro" Monali Thakur

2009

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Bhalobasa Jindabad "Aamar Bhalobasa Jitbei" Anweshaa
"Tumi Samne Achho" June Banerjee
"O Golap Tumi Aaj Gandho Dio" June Banerjee

2010

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Bondhu Eso Tumi "Ei Mon Shono Na Kichhu Katha Bolchhe" Sanchita Bhattyacharya
Mon Je Kore Uru Uru "O Mon Pakhi" Shreya Ghoshal
Mon Niye "Jonaki Mon" Zubeen Garg
Love Circus "Tomake Chai" Pamela Jain

2011

Film Song Co-singer(s)
Bindas Prem "Ki Aagun Jele Dile" Sneha Pant
"Ei Duniyai Koto Kichi Hoy" June Banerjee
Achena Prem "Kar Monete Ki Swapno"
Shotru "Ore O Baul Mon" Monali Thakur, Javed Ali
"Rakhe Hori" Javed Ali
Fight 1:1 "Let's Go" Anweshaa
"Tumi Haat Barale" Anweshaa
"Eka Hote Chai"
Fighter: Marbo Noy Morbo "Nana Ronge (Sad)"

Accolades

Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2000 Zee TV's Sa Re Ga Ma 2000 Winner in Grand Finale Won
Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2008 Screen Award 2008 Screen Award for Best Playback Singer - Male Life In A... Metro Won [7]

External links

References

  1. ^ "Singer Soham Chakrabarty". Rediff. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  2. ^ "New gen Singer soham". Movietalkies. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Singer soham". myswar. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Aaya Bhawano Se Sandesh Devi Bhajan Soham Chakraborty Son-maa Rooth Na Jana Bhakton Se - mp3 Download". SongsJumbo. Retrieved 2017-04-19.
  5. ^ "List of songs sung by Soham". Saavn. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  6. ^ "List of songs sung by Soham". Gomolo. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Winner of best playback singer screen award". filmibeat. Retrieved 14 March 2015.

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