Inspired and initiated into the world of music by padmabhusan Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan (mentor of the great Jafferkhani baaj), Rohan belongs to the Indore Gharana of sitar playing. He is receiving taleem from Pandit Harashankar Bhattacharya (disciple of Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan Sahab) from his childhood.
Hailing from a musical background, it was easy for Rohan to learn and communicate music all through. His undying interest and quintessential love for music have helped him to grow and mature musically. He has been performing and spreading the sacred awareness of Indian Classical music from a very young age, and have got enormous compliments and supports from his listeners. He received many awards and felicitations from all around.
An open minded musician and keeps a humble personality with sheer interest to learn more and to work with musicians of different genre. Rohan has been working with several musicians world wide and performs regularly (both Classical and fusion) all over India. He has done music for a documentary film “Kolkata Street Food” along with reputed musician Lawrence Lush (England) and is also working as a music director for Indian classical dance project. He is currently working on his music album “East meets West” with renowned musician Hendrik Schappher (Germany)
Rohan has also been experimenting with new age fusion music with the internationally acclaimed world fusion band ‘Gharana’, and his creative implementations have always been praised and cherished by musicians and enthusiasts from all the corners of the globe.
Headlines from Rohan’s musical journey ….
2000 Performed in Radio as a child artiste.
2003 Rank 1 in Maya Mitra Competetion (Instrumental) held in Kolkata.
2003 Rank 1 in Pt.V.D.Palushkar competition (Instrumental) held in Mumbai.
2004 Performed at Madhyami annual concert in musical orchestra (Music direction by Pt Harashanakar Bhattacharya)
2004 Rank 1 in Sahitya Sanskriti Baithak (instrumental), held in Barasat - Kolkata
2004 Received honor and felicitation from BSNL - Kolkata
2005 Selected as a All India Radio Artiste in Yubavani Radio Kolkata
2005 Performed in Madhyami concert – A tribute to Padmabhushan Ustad Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan.
2006 Received State level Scholarship from Rotary Club Calcutta.
2006 Performed in BCDA annual concert, Kolkata
2007 Received National Scholarship from the Ministry of culture and Tourism, Government of India.
2007 Performed in BCDA annual concert, Kolkata
2007 Performed at Sejuti Art Foundation, Kolkata
2007 Performed in Pratibha Utsav EZCC, Kolkata
2008 ‘Gharana’- Live in fusion concert, Swabhumi, Kolkata
2008 Performed at Majlish, (Accompanied Guruji Pt Harashankar Bhattacharya)
2008 Live interview and performance in Radio FM channel, 104.2 Meow FM (Metro cities broadcasting)
2008 ‘Gharana’ - Live in fusion concert, Madhusudhan Manch, Kolkata
2008 Performed In BRAHMNAAD, sitar symphony, Delhi ( conducted by The Art of Living group, got recognition by Guinness Book of World Records )
2008 Performed in BCDA annual concert, Kolkata.
2008 Rank 2 in All India Radio music competition (Sitar – Indian Classical music)
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