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About Pandit Ronu Majumdar - Biodata

Pt Ronu Majumdar is responsible of popularizing Indian Flute (Bansuri) in the younger generation of this era all over the Globe.

India’s Ace Flautist needs no introduction to music lovers all over the Globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the Bansuri are literally synonymous. If the flute is likened to a temple, Pt. Ronu Majumdar would be its foremost worshipper.

Pt. Ronu Majumdar is considered for the most respected name in the Indian Flute Playing of this era. When it comes to Flute, Pt. Ronu Majumdar is a style maker and has invented unique style of rendering the Raga, which has good mixture of ‘Drupad Gayaki’ with ‘Laykari’. Pt. Ronu Majumdar is credited for making flute, a popular musical instrument amongst the youngsters of this era all over the globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the ‘Bansuri’ are literally synonymous. Ry Cooder has rightly said ‘Ronu is definitely the Dr. Feelgood of the Indian Flute’.

Ranendra Majumdar, popularly known as Ronu Majumdar is a force to reckon with in the realm of Indian classical music both as a thinking musician and scintillating performer. Pt.Ronu Majumdar began playing the flute under the guidance of his father Dr. Bhanu Majumdar, late Pt. Lakshman Prasad Jaipurwale and finally the revered Pt. Vijay Raghav Rao. He was also fortunate to receive training from his grand guru Pt. Ravi Shankar.

A powerhouse performer, Ronu Majumdar is firmly rooted in the Maihar gharana which has also given shape to sturdy musical oaks like Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. He has been felicitated with numerous remarkable accolades for his mesmerizing performances worldwide.

Ronuji has created an enviable niche for himself in the field of contemporary popular music which is exemplified by his Grammy Nomination in 1996.

Pandit Ronu Majumdar has composed music for India’s first I-Max film “Mystic India”.

Pt. Ronu Majumdar has conducted a concert of 5,378 flautists on one stage called ‘Venu Naad’ under the banner of ‘Art of Living’. This event is being recorded in Guinness Book of World Records.

Pt Ronu Majumdar has been awarded the ‘Sangeet Natak Academi Award for 2014’ for his contribution to Hindustani Instrumental Music – Flute.* Films Division of India has produced a documentary film on Pt. Ronu Majumdar called ‘Bansuriwala’  *

The android app – ‘Ronu Majumdar Flute’ which is absolutely free which in itself is a welcoming news for Pt. Ronu Majumdar’s fans all over the world.The app is also available on Windows and IOS.

AWARDS  BESTOWED  ON  PANDIT RONU  MAJUMDAR

” All India Radio Award {1981} “

“Aditya Vikram Birla Award {1999} “

“Lifetime Achievement Award by Sahara India {2001} “

“National Kumar Gandharva Award {2006} “

“Sangeet Natak Academi Award 2014 {2015}”

“Lifetime Achievement Award” by Navbharat Times by the hands of Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Phadnavis”

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