Tabla (Indian drums) maestro Mainak Banerjee is a popular name in Indian Classical Music. He is considered as a promising Tabla player among the rising musicians.

Mainak started receiving his initial siksha (training) from Shri Amal Halder of Banaras Gharana at the age of 5. Later he continued his musical training for 12 years from Late Shri Ashoke Bhattacharjee of Farukhabad Gharana. He has been continuing his musical training under the guidance of the great Tabla Maestro Pandit Anindo Chatterjee of Farukhabad Gharana since he was in 18. He has also proved his proficiency in other gharanas as well. More

His Gharana: Farukhabad Gharana

Farukhabad Gharana is one of the six prominent playing schools or gharanas of North Indian tabla. It derives its name from the place Farukhabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Click here to know more about Farukhabad Gharana. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farukhabad_gharana

Achievements

2007 TAALMANI AWARD FROM SUR SINGER SAMSAD, MUMBAI. EDUCATIONAL


1993 SANGEET BISHRAD FROM BHARATIYA SANGEET –O- SANSKRITI SAMSAD.


1990 SPECIAL PRIZE FROM MOSCOW NEWS CLUB & CULTURAL DEPARTMENT OF USSR CONSULATE GENERAL IN KOLKATA.


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