Kaushiki Desikan

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.