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Dr. Mallika Banerjee

Assistant Professor

Born in a family dedicated to music Dr. Mallika Banerjee was initiated to Hindustani vocal Classical music at an early age by her mother Smt. Parul Banerjee, a well-known vocalist. Later she became personal disciple of Prof. Krishna Bisht, the eminent exponent of Delhi Gharana. Apart from Khayal she is equally adept in light classical forms which she has learnt under the guidance of her mother. Academically she is a Doctorate in Music from the University of Delhi. Her area of research was music systems of ancient world.
She is a notable artiste in the field of Hindustani classical music and in recognition of her artistry she has been awarded by some very respected organizations –
1.Young Talent award by Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi
2. Surmani - By Sur Singar Parishad, Mumbai
3. Nada Brahma Shiromani – By Lok kala Manch Delhi
4. Sangeet Bhushan – by Society for Action through Music, Delhi
5. Gunijan Samman – By Swaranjali Delhi
Prior to IGNOU she has experience of working in All India Radio as Programme Executive for 20 years. Mallika is now working in IGNOU as one of the Faculty member in music. She is an approved A Grade Classical Vocalist of AIR Delhi and an empanelled artiste of ICCR. Apart from of Classical and Light Classical music, Dr. Mallika Banerjee is also proficient in Bengali Ragpradhan and Nazrulgeeti.
Official Address:
School of Performing and Visual Arts,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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