THE JOURNEY SO FAR ..
As fragrance is attributed to roses, it is nothing but Music, that envelops Madhuraa’s constant thoughts. Madhuraa Bhattacharya was born on 17th March, 1991 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her father Shri Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya M.A.(Mod. Hist.), LL.B belongs to Higher Judicial Service. As a Judge of West Bengal he was transferred to various districts. Madhuraa had opportunity to visit those places in her childhood to witness the beauties of nature. Apart from his career as a Judge, her father is also a celebrated Writer, Novelist and approved Radio Play Writer of the All India Radio.
For her birth in a music oriented family (her mother being the daughter of an excellent Vocalist Shri Sadhanananda Misra and grand daughter of a beautiful singer with a mesmerizing voice quality, late Santimoyee Debi), Madhuraa did not think twice for selecting a career in Music. From her childhood she used to sit beside her singing mother with rapt attention. When her mother stopped for brief intervals to select the next song, the tiny Madhuraa, to the utter surprise of her parents and Elder Sister Sumitra, could imitate the memorized tune almost accurately with faltering lyrics. She was barely 3 years then. This was the beginning.
Her love for music never dominated her thoughts to sacrifice her studies. Her dream for professional career in the field of music never superseded her academic goal. She always tries to sail keeping balance in both the fields.
Madhuraa in due course was admitted in Lake Town Govt. Sponsored Girls' High School. She scored star marks in her Board Examination in 2006 and was admitted in the B. D. Govt. High School, Salt Lake for her Higher Secondary Studies. In 2008 she passed H.S. with high first division marks with Music as one of her selective subjects
She took admission in Rabindra Bharati University for graduation in the stream of Music. In 3 year degree course Honours in Music she scored the highest mark and was declared 1st Class 1st. Also stood 1st Class 1st in Masters in the same stream.
Subsequently, Madhuraa received music training from various celebrated Singers like Shri Nitish Dutta Roy, Shuvomita Banerjee, Swapna Dey, late Asit Mukhopadhyay, Prof. Papri Ghosh, Prof. Kankana Mitra.
In the year 2005 Madhuraa participated in All Bengal Sachin Deb Barman Music Competition and stood 2nd. This year she started her Musical Career as a Playback Singer in the Bengali Mega Serial "BonhiSikha" on Etv Bangla. And her maiden Studio Recording experience in her life fell just on the previous day of her "Secondary Board Test Examination".
In the Next year (2006) she was selected in "Top 10" for an All Bengal Music Competition, "UnishKuri Madhur Kantha" organized by Ananda Bazar Patrika (Century-old Leading Bengali Daily). This competition in fact served as the history-sheeter in her musical career. For one month she used to receive voice training from eminent celebrated vocalists like Haimanti Shukla, Babul Supriyo, Rupankar, Miss Jojo, Prasant Samaddar before The Grand Finale held in Kala Mandir.
In 2007, she was selected from Eastern Zone to participate in Sony Tv "Indian Idol 3". She scrapped through upto theatre round. Though she did not reach for Top-10, she did not allow any frustration to affect her future career. On the contrary, she devoted much to accomplish herself for future encounter.
Her elder sister Sumitra, a celebrated Fashion Designer also served as an inspiration to reach the zenith of her aspiration. She is owner of Pramoda.
Though tiny her niece Doyel inspires her a lot by way of imitating her songs almost correctly with her flattering but cute articulation.
Her mother Smt. Sampa Bhattacharya an approved B-High Artiste of All India Radio.
In January, 2009 Madhuraa was selected along with 11 other candidates for an All India Music Competition "Sitaron Ko Chhuna Hai" sponsored by Miditech in Real Channel. She had to stay in Delhi for
5 months at a stretch. During her stay for grooming and regular telecast competition, she received voice training from reputed Vocalists like Anant Baidyanathan, Prasant Samadhar, Neha Vasin. In Grand Finale she bagged the Runners-up title. Meanwhile, Madhuraa made a great achievement on being selected as an approved artiste of All India Radio in 2009 for the stream Ghazal, Bhajan, Shyama Sangeet. In 2014, She has been upgraded to B-High in the stream of Shyama sangeet & Bhajan by the All India Radio.
In the meantime, Madhuraa was selected and invited to the Republic of China to participate in the 10th Asia Art Festival in September, 2008. She had to render old Hindi Songs of the Golden Era together with the Chinese Songs taught by the Chinese team. This 10th Asia Art festival was celebrated in 14th States of China like Beijing, Zhengzhou, Guangzhow, Baotou, Mongolia etc. where she travelled with her team accompanied by her mother.
In the mean time she started Playback singing in Bengali Films in full swing.
Starting off her career with the super hit Television Mega serial "Bonhishikha" on Etv bangla, she never looked back & did lend her voice to many (75) such super hit tv serials. Some of her popular tv serials’ Title Songs are MAA, BOJHENA SE BOJHENA, GOYENDA GINNI, RAAGE ANURAAGE, KIRANMALA, MERI MAA, JOYEE etc..
She made her debut in the Bengali Film Industry in the year 2008 with the film "Mahakal" & since then there's been no looking back. She has lent her voice along with greats like Udit Narayan, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Babul Supriyo, Shaan, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Zubeen Garg, Javed Ali, Rupankar bagchi, Raghab Chatterjee, Ankit Tiwari & Arijit Singh as well, in more than 60 Released Films Like ARUNDHATI, DEEWANA, TOR NAAM, MONIHARA, BITNOON, ARSHINAGAR, KIKORE TOKE BOLBO, TOMAKE CHAI, SHIKARI, NABAB & Many unreleased projects.
She has been working with Bollywood & Tollywood Music Directors like Jeet Gangully, Indraadip Das Gupta, Debojyoti Mishra, Devjit Roy, Dev Sen, Akash, Samidh Mukherjee, Rishi Chanda, Chandan Roychowdhury, Subhash Dey, Savvy, Dolaan Mainnakk, Vivek Bakshi & many other reputed Music Directors.
She Is Invited As Guest Celebrity Singer In The Biggest Musical Show Of Bengal "SONG CONNECTION" On A Very Poular Bengali Channel ZEE BANGLA CINEMA. Nowadays she is a regular face in the Musical Shows on Various Channels Like AAKASH AAT, DD BANGLA, RUPASHI BANGLA, ZEE BANGLA, STAR JALSA, COLORS BANGLA etc ..
She was awarded Best Female Playback Singer 2016 for the song MOULA from the Aparna Sen Movie ARSHINAGAR. She has been performing in various Cities of India & Bangladesh Since 2006, In North American Bengali Conference (NABC) 2017, She was invited along with eminent artistes from West Bengal and had 4 performances in 3 days at Santa Clara Convention Centre.
Madhuraaa is taking Hindusthani Classical Music & Voice Training under the strict and disciplined guidance and care of MR. SANDIP NAG.
She tied the knot with the love of her life Souravh Mukherjee on 22nd January 2017. Souravh is a professional Singer/Performer from Mumbai. She shifted to Mumbai for her Musical career and has sung in several projects & Movies (Unreleased). Recently they have released some projects together on their YouTube Channel “MADHURAA SOURAVH” and have been receiving overwhelming responses from their audience. Her Father in law Sri Buddhadeb Mukhopadhyay is also an B-high Artiste of Akashbani & Doordarshan.
She continues to shine as one of the brightest singing talents of India. Her dream is to win over the hearts of the Music Lovers across the World with her Melody & Soulful Music…