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FAKIRA / Bio

We believe :

‘’Power of music is to alter the intellectual and emotional
state in order to be able to understand and appreciate life
itself. Folk Music imparts, divine psychic state and in
finding the true meaning of life through appreciating
and accepting it.’’

TIMIR ( VOCALIST ) :

With his roots in the Indian music
( classical & folk ) Timir, is always a
great improviser and implementer.
He is a major nerd as far as creativity
is concerned and most of His original
compositions have him as their roots.

Timir is a freelance musician and is also
associated with many other projects.
Infact he leads Vox another band called
“Muzik Street”and is also a playback
artist .

• He performed across some other Bengali tv channels of India like
‘Sangeet Bangla’ , ‘Tara MuZik’ etc. And alsowas covered by many
media's like Aamar 106.2 FM, S-FM 93.5 , Big Fm.

• He has been majorly blessed by Vidushi Purnima Chowdhuri ,
Ayub Bachchu ( Bangladesh ) , Nochiketa ,

• He has done playback for Bengali movies called ‘033’
!(Music director “Chandrabindu”),
Then ‘’DUI PRITHIBI’’ (Music Director : Jit Ganguly)
Then ‘’SATRU’’ (Music Director : Indradeep Dasgupta)
Then ‘’GHENTE GHAW’’ , ‘’ACCIDENT’’ , ‘’POTHGHAAT’’ ,
‘’BICYCLE KICK’’ , ‘’MAACHH MISHTI & MORE’’ and many more
yet to come..

CHAYAN ( GUITARIST ) :

Lead guitarist of the band-
he can also play the harmonica,
tabla and other percussions as
well. He writes songs, composes
and arranges the music. A man
of crisp humor, Chayan is
attracted to and intrigued by
the Fakiri philosophy.

Student of Pt. Shankar Ghosh (Tabla) , Sri Prabir Bakshi
(guitar)

Works with bands like ”Parashphobia” . “Desh”

Performed 3times in GAANVASHI live at TARA MUZIK
Kolkata Book Fair 2012 at 24Ghonta

Works with the famous theatre group ‘’4th bell theatres"

BUNTY ( PERCUSSIONIST ) :

Bunty's percussion (Born 1988) popularly
known as Bunty, is a percussionist based in
Kolkata(India).He plays many instruments
including drums,congas,timbale,djembe,
cajon,darbuka and kanjira as well as many
more.....

Bunty is the son of A.D, a Kolkata-based percussionist.
He began drumming at the age of 10. Bunty started his music career
at the age of 20. He was inspired by Trilok Gurtu n Anandan
Sivamani. In 2010 He was the winner of t2. He touts Monojit Dutta n
Jay Bhattacharya as his Godfathers.

The great tabla player Tanmay Bose invited him to share the stage
with himself in his Taaltantra and Avishek Basu in his drumcircle.
He also collaborated with several musicians. He has done many tours
with various artists.

KUNAAL ( BASSIST ) :

The bass guitarist of the group,
he has been working in the music
industry over the past decade. He
has played guitar for renowned
bands like Sohor and Marudyan,
performing all over India and
abroad. He has been associated
to music direction in films, serials
and ad-jingles.

Total 9 years of work experience in Music industry.
Professional Musician since 2003.
Associated and played as a GUITARIST with renowned
BANDS of BENGAL likewise:
• SHOHOR.• PARASHPATHAR.• MARUDDYAN.
Associates with a renowned solo artist like:
• SHAMIK SINHA.
Worked as Assistant Music Director of Films like:
• BHALOBASHAR CROSS CONNECTION.
• AJAB PREM EBONG. (RELEASED).

Handled Voice of:
• USTAD RASHID KHAN.• SILAJIT.• SHAAN.• RUPANKAR.
• ANWESHA DUTTAGUPTA..& many more..

General Info

Band Members
Vocal - Timir , Lead Guitar - Chayan , Lead Guitar - Abhinav , Bass Guitar - Kunaal , Percussion - Bunty
Artist Name
FAKIRA
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/fakira
Active Since
01/12
Genres
Folk / Experimental / Fusion

Contact Info

Location
Kolkata, IN