Shrimati Kaushiki Desikan was born into a family of
musicians on 24 October 1980 at Kolkata, West
Bengal. She received her initial training in music
from her mother Shrimati Chandana Chakraborty
and Shri Jnanprakash Ghosh. She is at present
receiving further training under her father Shri Ajoy
Chakraborty, an eminent musician. A graded artist of
All India Radio and Doordarshan, she has performed
widely in many prestigious festivals in India and
abroad including the Harballabh Sangeet
Sammelan, and the Tansen Sangeet Samaroh. She
has received many awards including the Global
Indian Music Award, Mumbai. She has many
recordings to her credit.
Shrimati Kaushiki Desikan is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for her talent in the field of Hindustani Vocal Music.