One of the foremost exponents in the field of Rabindrasangeet as live performer, recording artiste and guru, Pramita Mallick was born and raised in Santiniketan, West Bengal where Tagore's legacy became a way of life. She has trained in Rabindrasangeet under Tagore's direct disciple Santidev Ghosh and other eminent gurus like Kanika Bandopadhyay, Nilima Sen, Biswajit Roy thereafter pursuing further training from Subinoy Roy, Suchitra Mitra and Subhash Chowdhury after moving to Kolkata. She had been singing on All India Radio and Doordarshan since 1972 and 1975, respectively. She is an 'A 'grade artiste of Prasar Bharati. She also has a large number of Cds to her credit.

Among various positions held by her, she is an empanelled artiste of the ICCR, an advisory board member of West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academi, an Examiner/Adjudicator (Ph.D) for Rabindra Bharati University and a member of the advisory committee of the Rabindrasangeet GABESHANA Kendra (RSGK) as well as Kalanukromik Rabindrasangeet Prakalpa (KRSP) of the Visva Bharati Univeristy.

She also runs her own musical institution, BAIKALI, training over 250 students. This institution had been proud to have the legendary singer Suchitra Mitra as it President. Baikali has presenteda number of different programmes in the UK, Australia and all over India. These programmes based on plays and song of Tagore, 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" had been staged in London apart from Mumbai, Hyderabad & Kolkata and won critical acclaim. Baikali's production of Rabindranath Tagore's "Valmiki Pratibha" hass been released as a VCD by SA RE GA MA Ltd. (HMV) and the audio of "The Child " had been released by Prime Music.


Pramita has been giving recitals, lectures, demonstrations, conducting workshop 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, Malaysia, Czech Republic, Hugary, Japan and Vietnam and created a considerable audience for herself.

Pramita has performed with foreign artistes across Europe on joint projects on Tagore. She has performed in academic sessions/conferences organized by the Universities of Harvard, Tuft, Michigan, Drexel, Oxford, SOAS etc. Her first participation in the gramophone disc of KAALMRIGAYA was released by HMV in 1961.

Among various awards received by Pramita -

  • Sangeet Sarman
    by the Govt. of West Bengal in 2013.

  • Sangeet Mahasamman
    by the Govt. of West Bengal in 2015.

  • Life Time Achievement Award
    by the NABC (North American Bengali Conference) in 2015 in Houston, USA.

  • Gaurav
    A awarded by the Rotary Club of Calcutta in 2015.

  • Nirmal Chandra Ghosh Award
    By the Tagore Research Institute in 2016.

  • International Women's Day Award
    By the Ladies Committee of Calcutta Club in 2016

  • Ajkal Sansakriti 2016
    Byy the Ajkal newspaper group in 2016.

    By Sanmarg Dhoot in 2017