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Birth name  Anupam Roy
Years active  2007–present
Role  Lyricist
Parents  Madhurita Roy
Genres  Pop, Rock,
Name  Anupam Roy
Education  Jadavpur University

Born  29 March 1982 (age 39) Kolkata, West Bengal, India (1982-03-29)
Occupation(s)  Singer-Song writer, Composer, Musician, Poet, Writer,Playback Singer
Albums  Kathmundu (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Similar  Rupam Islam, Srijit Mukherji, Rupankar

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Anupam Roy (Bengali: অনুপম রায়; born 29 March 1982) is an Indian lyricist, music composer, singer from Kolkata, West Bengal. He is best known for his song Amake amar moto thakte dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও), which appeared on the soundtrack to the 2010 film Autograph.

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Music

Roy has been writing songs from his childhood. His biggest break was having two of his songs featured in the Bengali film, Autograph (2010) by Srijit Mukherji. Roy wrote and composed Bneche Thakaar Gaan (বেঁচে থাকার গান), sung by Rupam Islam and Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও), which he sang himself. Roy subsequently debuted as music director for the Bengali movie "Chalo Paltai" (2011). In the same year movies like Baishe Srabon, Rang Milanti released where he continued his work as a music director, lyricist and vocalist. In 2012, Hemlock Society released where he worked as a music director/lyricist/vocalist. Songs like "Ekhon Anek Raat" & "Amar Mawte" catapulted his success to another level. 2014, marked the release of 4 films where he worked as a music director. Songs from Highway & Chotushkone did remarkably well on music charts."Boba Tunnel" and "Bawshonto Eshe Gechhe" were super hit numbers.

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2015 marks the release of his Bollywood debut, as a music director, singer and lyricist, Piku, directed by Shoojit Sircar. In 2015, he married his long-time girlfriend Piya Chakraborty.

Apart from film music, Roy has three solo albums. He released "Durbine Chokh Rakhbona", his debut album in 2012 which contains tracks like "Bijli Baati", "Tistaan" and also the original version of "Beche Thakar Gaan". He followed it up with "Dwitiyo Purush" in 2013 with a music video of "Adbhut Mugdhota". His third album "Bakyobageesh" was released in 2014.

As an independent artist, he and his band released his first English single "Second Sex" in May 2013.

The Anupam Roy Band

Roy's live performance is backed by The Anupam Roy Band :

Current members
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  • Anupam Roy – Singer/Songwriter
  • Rishabh Ray – Guitar
  • Kaustav Biswas (Rono) – Bass
  • Nabarun Bose – Keyboards/Backing vocals
  • Sandipan Parial – Drums
  • Rana Singharoy – Manager
  • Shomi Chatterjee – Sound Engineer
  • Past members
  • Sayan Banerjee – Guitar (Oct 2010 - March 2012)
  • Subhodip Banerjee – Guitar (March 2012 - Oct 2014)
  • Roheet Mukherjee – Bass (Feb 2011 - Oct 2014)
  • Discography

    Roy's solo albums as a singer-songwriter.

    Filmography

    Roy has worked as lyricist, music director & singer for the following films.

    Roy worked only as a playback artist in the following films (for other lyricists & composers)

  • Jaani Dekha Hobe (2011) – music director Indraadip Dasgupta/Neel Dutt
  • Bedroom (2012) – music director Rupam/Allan
  • Bicycle Kick (2012) – music director Joy Sarkar
  • Om Shanti Om (2012) – music director Neel Dutt
  • Untitled (2012) – music director Neel Dutt
  • C/O Sir (2013) – music director Raja Narayan Deb
  • Mukti (2013) – music director Raja Narayan Deb
  • Teen Kanya (2012) – music director Indraadip Dasgupta
  • Namte Namte (2012) – music director Siddhartha Ray
  • Half Serious (2013) – Joy Sarkar
  • Nayika Sangbad (2013) – Gaboo
  • Strugglers (2013) – Silajit
  • Kolkatar King (2013) – Tuki
  • Unnamed (2013) – Gaboo
  • Amar Ami (2013) – Kabir/Shiba
  • Cross Connection 2(2013) – Neel Dutt
  • Promotion (2013) – Snehasish
  • Janla Diye Bou Palalo (2014) – music director Savvy
  • Bhitu (2015) – Ayan Chowdhury
  • Chotoder Chobi (2015)-music director Indraadip Dasgupta
  • Open Tee Bioscope (2015)- music director Shantanu Moitra
  • Amanush 2 (2015) - music director Arindom Chatterjee
  • Documentaries

  • Warrior Prince (2011) – singer/lyricist/music director;
  • Theatre

  • Nariyal Paani (2009) – music director/singer/actor
  • Bikele Bhorer Shorshe Phool (2011) – music director/lyricist/singer
  • Writings

    Roy's writings have been featured in various online & print magazines & newspapers. He has helped in the running of an online Bengali portal named Boipara(বইপাড়া) along with visual artist, Samit Roy. Anupam Roy maintains a blog, [Alternative Bangla Print]. Published in print, major little magazines

  • The Bengali magazine, Kaurab(কৌরব) published his work, Amader Beche Thaka (আমাদের বেঁচে থাকা), in the open prose category of its August 2010 issue.
  • Kaurab(কৌরব) published his work, Paati Lebu (পাতি লেবু), in the open prose category of its August 2011 issue.
  • Kaurab(কৌরব) published his poems in its February 2012, 2013 and 2014 issues.
  • Kaurab(কৌরব) published his work, Poster, in the prose category of its August 2012 issue.
  • Kaurab(কৌরব) published his work, Kabar Sangee (কবর সঙ্গী), in the prose category of its August 2013 issue.
  • Kaurab(কৌরব) published his work, Eriyali (এরিয়ালি), in the prose category of its August 2015 issue.
  • Books

  • "Sara Raat Kete Jaay Tor Kawtha Bhebe (সারা রাত কেটে যায় তোর কথা ভেবে)" – his first book of Bengali poems was published by Saptarshi Prakashani, in Kolkata Book Fair, 2012.
  • "Chhowache Kolom (ছোঁয়াচে কলম)" – second book of Bengali poems, published by Ananda Publishers, Kolkata, 2013
  • "Shomoyer Baire (সময়ের বাইরে)" – debut Bengali novel, published by Deys Publishing, Kolkata, 2014
  • "Anupamkawtha (অনুপমকথা)" - a collection of 25 essays published in Ebela newspaper, published by Saptarshi Prakashani, in Kolkata Book Fair, 2015
  • "Antony O Chandrabindoo (অ্যান্টনি ও চন্দ্রবিন্দু)" - graphic novel, published by Deep Prakashani, Kolkata, 2015 (Illustrations by Sambuddha Bishee)
  • Newspaper

  • Anupam is a regular columnist for Bengali newspaper Ebela (এবেলা) from September 2012.
  • He has also written articles for Pratidin (রোববার)
  • Graphic Novel

    Roy is the creator of the Bengali graphic novel character Antony. He writes the story and the dialogues for it. Sambuddha Bishee is the illustrator. The first adventure of Antony started getting published in Bengali newspaper magazine Pratidin (রোববার) from July 2014 on a weekly basis.

    Other activities

    Roy has written & directed two short films, Tiebreaker (2009) and Mind Radio (2010), both produced by TIIMMC. He is a gold medal recipient and is a holder of the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University.

    Acting career

    Roy's career as an actor.

    Awards and recognitions

  • Anandalok Special Jury Award for 'The Most Popular Singer, 2010'
  • Heritage Samman For Legendary Personalities, (Best upcoming talent, 2010)
  • Bangla Sangeet Award (Anandabazar Patrika) – Best new Lyricist (2010), Best new Song (2010) – Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও)
  • Big Bangla Movie Awards 2011 – Best Lyricist – Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও)
  • Zee Bangla Gourab Award 2011– Best Lyricist – Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও)
  • Bose Tele Cine Awards (Pulok Bandopadhyay Memorial Award) 2011 – Best Lyricist – Amake Amar Moto Thakte Dao (আমাকে আমার মত থাকতে দাও)
  • Star Jalsa Entertainment Award 2011– 'Agami Diner Star'
  • STAR Ananda Shera Bangali Award 2011 – 'Notun Mukh (Best Newcomer)'
  • Big Bangla Rising Star Award 2011 – 'Best Singer (Male)' & 'Role Model'
  • Anandalok Awards for Best Song 2011 for 'Bariye Daao Tomar Haat (Chalo Paltai)'
  • Mirchi Music Awards Bangla 2012 – 6 awards, upcoming lyricist (Ekbar Bawl), best lyricist (jury & popular) for Bengali Films, best film album 'Baishey Sraabon' (jury and popular) and best song "Gobheere Jao"
  • Bangla Sangeet Puroshkar 2012 (Anandabazar Patrika & Friends 91.9FM) – Best music director (Baishey Sraabon), Best song (Je Kota Din), Best film album (Baishey Sraabon)
  • ABP Ananda Shera Bangali Award 2012 – Music Category
  • 12th Tele Cine Awards 2012 – Best male playback for "Ekbar Bawl" (একবার বল) from Baishe Srabon
  • Zee Bangla Gourab Award 2012 – Best Lyricist – Bariye Daao & Best Music Director – Baishe Srabon
  • IBFA 2012 – Best Singer – "Ekbar Bawl"
  • IBFCA 2012 – Best lyricist, music director & singer – all for Baishe Srabon
  • Anandalok Best Song Award 2012 for "Ekhon Anek Raat" from Hemlock Society
  • Mirchi Music Awards Bangla 2013 – Best song 'Ekhon Anek Raat' & best album Hemlock Society
  • 13th Tele Cine Awards (Pulok Bandopadhyay Memorial Award) 2013 – Best lyricist – 'Ekhon Anek Raat'
  • ETV Bangla Sangeet Samman 2013 – Best Male Playback – 'Ekhon Anek Raat'
  • BFJA 2013 – Best Male Playback – 'Ekhon Anek Raat'
  • Ebela – Ami Amar Moto (আমি আমার মত) Samman 2013
  • Zee Bangla Gourab Award 2013–14 – Best Lyricist – Ekhon Anek Raat & Best Playback Singer – Ekhon Anek Raat
  • Songs

    Amake amar moto thakte dao
    Bezubaan
    Journey Song
    Obhabe Keno
    Ekbar Bol
    Bakyobageesh
    Lamhe Guzar Gaye
    Ei Shono
    Teri Meri Baatein
    Faka Frame
    Ekhon Anek Raat
    Moner Manush
    Ektai Porichoy
    Thanda Du Chokh
    Kagoje Mogoje
    Jaani Dekha Hobe
    Babu Re
    Adhunik
    Neel Megh Mashe
    Ei To Ami Chai
    Toke Dilam
    Protidin
    Tomay Niyei Golpo Hok
    Namte Namte
    Sheddho Bhaat
    Bhalobasha
    Bandhu Chol
    Kichhuta Rohossyo
    Dnare Dnare Droom
    Bhorer Tara
    Mon Amaar
    Aami Raji

    References

    Anupam Roy Wikipedia


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