Chandrani Banerjee is a pioneering Indian Bengali singer-songwriter and author. She has worked primarily with the Rock/Fusion band Krosswindz, her voice has graced albums by Krosswindz,Mohiner Ghoraguli, and Bhoomi, she has also been featured in many world music albums worldwide. Best known for her unique and mellifluous voice and heartfelt singing, Chandrani is currently the lead vocalist and songwriter of Krosswindz.
Chandrani has performed all over the Indian sub-continent including friendly neighbors Bhutan, she has performed extensively across the USA on two international concert tours in 2007 and 2009 and in Europe in 2017 while continually touring in the Asian region.
She is trained in Rabindrasangeet by her Late Guru- Devdas Mandal and also trained in folk music by folk exponent Late Anil Sarkar. She has sung for many documentary and feature films of which the award-winning film “Way Back Home” is noteworthy as it won the BBC Audience Award at the Commonwealth Film Festival UK.
Chandrani won 2 Grassroot Grammy Awards in 2020 for her songs with Krosswindz, Awards received-Best Asian Album and Best International Group
Chandrani won The Filmfare Award for Best Playback singer for her vocals on the song Tomake Bujhina Priyo as featured in the film Projapoti Biskut
The West Bengal Film Journalists Guild awarded her Best Playback Singer for her vocals on the song Tomake Bujhina Priyo as featured in the film Projapoti Biskut
Tele Cine Awards awarded her Best Playback singer for her vocals on the song Tomake Bujhina Priyo as featured in the film Projapoti Biskut
She was awarded The LBF Visionary Award of Excellence-2009 for her contribution in the field of music by the Lakshya Bhartee Foundation Delhi.
Her band Krosswindz also won the prestigious Mirchi Music Award twice for the category- Album of the Year (Band) in the year 2012.and again in 2015
She along with Vikramjit Banerjee(Tuki) have also recently composed and done the music direction for films Kolkatar King and Ujaane Poddo Bhashe .
Year Album Name Record Label
2015 Jhora Palok
2011 Phire Dekha Sa Re Ga Ma
2006 Dhoan Sagarika Music Pvt. Ltd.
2005 Misiki Misiki Sagarika Music Pvt. Ltd.
2004 Jhiko Jhiko Sagarika Music Pvt. Ltd.
2003 Music of the Globe Joe Anthony Productions, USA
2002 Bhebe Dekhecho Ki Kosmic Music
2002 One World Kosmic Music
1999 Khyapar Gaan Asha Audio
1995 Great Indian Rock Vol 1 RSJ Records New Delhi
2012 India Rocks Vol2(Refrain) EMI Virgin
1996 Great Indian Rock Vol2 RSJ Records New Delhi
2000 Bhoomi Jatra shuru
2001 Bhoomi Udaan
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