Ronu Majumdar



Born on 28 July 1965 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ronu Majumdar received his training in Flute from Bhanu Prasad Majumdar, Shri Laxman Prasad Jaipurwale and Shri Vijay Raghav Rao. He also polished his talent under the guidance of Pandit Ravi Shankar.
Acknowledged as an outstanding exponent of flute, Shri Ronu Majumdar belongs to the Maihar gharana. He has conducted many seminars and workshops on music in India and abroad organized by many prestigious institutions such as ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Kolkata. Venu Naad, a concert of 5378 flautists was recently organized by the Art of Living in Nashik under his guidance in the presence of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia.
He has composed music for Mystic India, the first Indian I-Max film. Shri Majumdar has been associated with many prestigious institutions as member including the Cine Musicians Association and the Sadhana School of Indian Music at Chicago, U.S.A. He is being documented in a documentary film titled 'Bansuriwala' under preparation for Films Division. For his contribution to Hindustani music, Shri Majumdar has received numerous honours including a nomination for the Grammy Award, U.S.A.; the Aditya Vikram Birla Award (1996); the Life Time Achievement Award conferred by Sahara India (2001); and the National Kumar Gandharva Award bestowed by the Government of Madhya Pradesh (2006).
Shri Ronu Majumdar receives the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for 2014 for his contribution to Hindustani instrumental music.