Currently the foremost exponent in the field of Rabindrasangeet as live performer, recording artist and guru, she was born and raised in Shantiniketan, West Bengal where Tagore’s legacy became a way of life.  She has trained in Rabindrasangeet under Tagore’s direct disciple Sri Shatidev Ghosh and other eminent gurus like Kanika Bandopadhyay, Nilima Sen, Bishwajit Ray, thereafter pursuing further training from Subinoy Roy, Suchitra Mitra and Sri Subhash Chowdhury after moving to Kolkata.  She has been singing on All India Radio and Doordarshan since 1972 and 1975, respectively. She has a large number of  CDs to her credit.  Among various positions, she is an empanelled artiste of the ICCR, an advisory board member of the West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academi and Examiner/Adjudicator (Ph.D) for Rabindra Bharati University & an expert member of the committee for selecting candidates under the scheme of Scholarships to young Artist in different Cultural fields under the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India. She runs her own musical institution, BAIKALI, with nearly 200 students and growing, performing and touring with this group across the country and internationally.She has performed with foreign artistes across Europe on joint projects on Tagore. She has performed in academic sessions/conferences organized by theUniversity of Harvard. In 2011 she completed 50 years of her musical career(Her first participation in the gramophone disc of KAALMRIGAYA was released by the HMV in 1961)

 
 
 

Pramita had worked with a group of Norwegian artistes in Norway in 1994 in which they had put up a joint multimedia project on Nature based on the Vedas, the Chandimangal kabya of the Medieval Bengal and the seasonal songs of Rabindranath. This project was greatly appreciated by the Norwegian audience.

Pramita has been giving recitals, lectures, demonstrations, conducting workshops in different parts of the world since the mid-eighties. She has extensively toured the UK, USA, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Kuwait, Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and has created a considerable audience for herself.

This leading Rabindrasangeet singer runs her own troupe Baikali. This troupe had been proud to have the legendary singer Suchitra Mitra as its President. This troupe has presented a number of different programmes in the UK, Australia and all over India. These programmes, based on plays of Tagore, Tagore songs, folk songs, contemporary Bengali songs, Classical dances and instrumental music have been widely acclaimed all over the world. Baikali's innovative production of Tagore’s "The Child" has been staged in London apart from Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata and has won critical acclaim. Baikali's production of Rabindranath Tagore's "Valmiki Pratibha" had been released by SA RE GA MA Ltd. (HMV) and the audio CD of "The Child" had been released by Prime Music.


2011, May - Malaysia, Singapore, Australia.

The ICCR under the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. Of India sent Pramita as a solo Rabindrasangeet artiste to perform in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia as a part of Tagore's 150th year celebration programmes. All her performances were widely acclaimed.

2011, June - Norway

Pramita was invited by the International Publishers' association to perform in Oslo, Norway which was incidentally her fourth visit to Norway as an artist.

2011, July - USA & Canada

Pramita was invited by the NABC ( North America Bengali Conference ) to perform in Baltimore. She was also invited at various Tagore festivals held in Kansas City, Los Angeles (USA) and Edmonton (Canada)

2011, November - Vietnam

Pramita was sent by the ICCR ( Min of External Affairs, Govt. of India) to speak at an International Seminar on Tagore held in Hanoi, Vietnam. Her topic was Tagore and Buddhist Literature. Her paper with vocal demonstration eathralled the audience.

2012, May - New Delhi

The Govt. of India had to commemorate Tagore's 150 th birthday. The closing ceremony was held at the Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on May 7, 2011 in presence of Shri Pranab Mukherjee and several cabinet ministers. Pratima was invited to sing the inagural song " Sharthoko Jonmo Amar". Releasing of a CD-book set The ministry of Culture, Govt. of India bought 3,000 copies of Pramita's research based 4cd pack " Tagore the World Voyager " (Containing Tagore's songs compared outside India with their English Translations), re - packed it as a cd and book set and started distributing to the Indian Embassies world wide.

2012, July - USA

Pramita was invited to perform in Cleveland and Pittsburgh.

2012, August - Megh Utsav, Orrisa

Pramita was invited, to sing at the 'Megh - Utsav' organized by the Orissa Sangeet Natak Akademi.

2012, September -

Pramita was invited to perform in the UK and Ireland.

2013, January - Bangladesh

Pramita performed in Silaidaha and Dhaka, The programmes were in comme moration of 100 years of Rabindranath's Nobel Prize.