Ghazal & Thumree


Suchismita Das

Suchismita Flier


Suchismita is a versatile vocalist of Indian classical music. Her craftsmanship stems from her rigorous practice  regime of Hindustani Classical form and her ease in rendering  other forms - ghazal, thumri and film – is a testimony  to her versatility.



She has received critical appreciation both in India and abroad.      



At the age of 8, she won a competition organised by the Russian Consulate, Kolkata    

She won a competition organised by the West Bengal State Sangeet Academy for her outstanding performance in  Khayal, Thumri and Dadra    

She gained national recognition, when she achieved the first position in the All India Radio Music Competition    

The talented singer’s first break in film industry came with a song in, Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar starrer, Shaadi  ke Side Effects, where she sang the romantic number, "Desi Romance" with Arijit Singh. It was composed by Pritam    

Suchismita’s vocals have also featured in other Bollywood movies like Ye Jawani Hai Deewani, Airlift, Mirzya,  Jigariya, Tigers, Lakshmi.    

She was chosen by Mr AR Rahman for the duet song with him "Jagao Mere Des Ko" for MTV Coke Studio, India    

Her rise to international fame began, when Hollywood music composer, Thomas Newman, invited her to sing and  Co-write the score for the golden globe award nominee film, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and also its sequel,  "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel". It was recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios, London    

She has collaborated with stalwarts like A R Rahman , Javed Akhtar , Pritam , Shankar Ehsaan Loy, among many  others. Javed Akhtar penned one of her noteworthy compositions: “Payal ", which she released as a single to rave  reviews.    

Some noteworthy national and international performances:    

Sawai Gandharva festival Pune  
The World Congress of Religions, Washington DC  
North American Bengali Conference, Houston, Las Vegas  
Virsa Heritage, PTV Lahore, Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan  
Kalaghoda Festival Mumbai  
Nishagandhi Festival, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala  
Saptak Festival, Ahmedabad  
Swarmangesh, Goa,  
Bangamela, Virginia,  
Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Jodhpur  
Khazana Mumbai  
Sham E Ghazal, Hyderabad  
Esplanade Theatre in Singapore  
Ghazalnuma Dubai  
Ritu Vasant Utsav Udaipur  
Kutub Featival Delhi  
Bollywood Music Project Delhi













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