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The Singer Artist

By Pratibha Sinha, Guwahati

"Captain Kumardhane, Thektara manurta buliya, sab samay sarbada asego.." (Paritraan movie)

This was Ashutosh Sinha who played the role of Captain Kumardhan, the cunning and manipulative Zaminder of Paritraan. Like a true artist Ashutosh loves to experiment and explore the talent in him. He is a singer, an actor and a social activist.

Since his college days, he started singing in Hindi, Bengali and Assamese, and had performed in various occasions in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Shillong, even in Assam, Tripura and Bangladesh.

He has given his voice in many audiocassettes produced by singers and producers. It was in the year 2002 with the release of EMAA, a patriotic song that Ashutosh went on releasing one-after-another Bishnupriya Manipuri songs. In 2004, he produced MINGAL, in 2005 JAIRIGA RAI KOMOLINI (Devotional song ) and BULURI MI (his 2 songs recorded in this audio cassette was released by singer Ms. Debjani Sinha).

Born on March 29, 1957 at village Burunga, Patharkandi, Karimganj District (Assam) to parents Late Krishna Kumar Sinha (Bideshi) and Magalsena Rajkumari, Ashutosh completed his schooling from Halflong College and went on pursuing Vocal Classical from Narayan Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Maligaon (Guwahati). He also played the lead negative role in Kalling. He is a well-known traditional Bishnupriya Manipuri “Kirtani” performing in different religious/devotional occasions.

His father was a State Government employee in the Revenue Department (Settlement) at Patherkandi. He is cousin of well-known Bishnupriya Manipuri singer - Oja Kalasena Rajkumar.

Working as Museum Assistant in the Director of Industries & Commerce, Assam, he is also closely associated with socio-cultural activities of the Bishnupriya Manipuri community. He is General Secretary of Nikhil Bishnupriya Manipuri Sanskriti Parishad (NBMSP)/Central Committee; Cultural Secretary of Bishnupriya Manipuri Kristi Kendra; and Joint General Secretary of "Anandam", a Guwahati-based socio-cultural NGO founded by Voice of India Sa Re Ga Ma winner Debojit Saha.

For his notable contribution to the field of art and culture, he was felicitated by DILS Sanstha in November 30, 2008, the day of celebration of birth anniversary of Geetiswami Gokulananda organized by the Geetiswami Gokulananda Janma Jayanti Udjapon Committee at Shilpagram, Panjabari(Guwahati).

Art Biography
(Click on folder image to download songs)

EMAA (Patriotic Songs) in 2002

1. Punyatirtha Manipur Maati
2. O Mor Konak Baibuni
3. Emaa Tor Banapani
4. Kita Bultu O Lalite
5. Agyan Adhare Ma
6. Tor Udyan Hanat
7. Mor Thoigo Ti
8. Kihan Kanai Jorom Oilu

MINGAL in 2004

1, Emaa Tor Chorone
2. Praan Sakhi Hune
3. Dil Dil Dil
4. Aluwa Baibuni
5. Aatgo Tengarai
6. Aaji Rati_Shobha Sinha (wife of Asutosh)
7. O Nawli
8. Nadiyate

JAIRIGA RAI KOMOLINI (Devotional) in 2005

1. Homa dewri Baishnav
2. Jairiga Rai Komolini
3. Aji Naacher He
4. Brindabone Jagare Mon
5. Jogi Beshe
6. Nikka Nikka Ningkar
7. Aji Prabhu Mi
8. Hari Hari Bul Monhan

BULURI MI (two songs in his voice in the audio cassette released by Singer Debjani Sinha)

1. Asu Mi Nungai Oya

2. Buluri Mi Emaa Tore Bisareya

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