Mandira Lahiri

- Classical Vocalist...


Mandira Lahiri is a foremost representative of Pt. Chinmoy Lahiri's Gharana of North Indian Hindustani Classical music. She was born in Assam and was initiated to Vocal music by her maternal uncle Late Sri Birendra Kumar Phukan. Later on with her advancement as a student she came to Kolkata to study under Guru and father-in-law late Pandit Chinmoy Lahiri, the prolific teacher/performer who produced some outstanding performers like Begum Parveen Sultana. She has a few recordings to her credit. Her CD "RASAMANJARI" through Biswas records, USA is being widely distributed and loved.


Mandira Lahiri, one of the finest vocalists of India is gifted with a very resonant voice. She has a unique singing style that she inherited from her Gurus during her early days. Her Khayal singing style is characterized by pure and meticulous rendering of Indian Classical Ragas. She is known for her rendering of innovative and intense ragas created by her Guru. When it comes to the semi-classical genre her style or gayaki is characterized by delivering the emotional content of the song in the most appropriate form. She indulges her audience in the sublime effect of her unique style of singing focusing on touching the emotional aspect of the listeners. A Top Graded Artist of All India Radio.


  • She is an empanelled artist of ICCR
  • She is an Empanelled Artist of Spic Macay
  • She was a senior instructor and Guru(trainer) of West Bengal Government State Music Academy (Pashchim Bonga Rajya Sangeet Academy) from 2013-17
  • She is a member of the Jury Board of All India Radio and Dordarshan.
  • She is the recipient of "Jadu Bhatta Award"
  • She is the founder of Magan Mandir, a registered organization named after Sangeet Acharya Pandit Chinmoy Lahiri
  • Recieient of the prestigious "Girija Shankar Award 2023 by Govt. of West Bengal


  • Surer Mondakini : Assamese Modern Songs : 2001
  • Rasamanjari : 2002
  • Bhajan Deep : 2003
  • Bhuban Bhoriya Boje : 2003
  • lnspiration : 2004
  • Anubhav : 2007
  • Arpan : 2007
  • Sawaria : 2009


  • Performance at the Dept. of Information & Cultural Affairs, Govt. of West Bengal
  • Performance at the Nehru Centre, London
  • Performnace at Bangiya Sangeet Parishad, Kolkata
  • Performance at Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh, Varanasi
  • Performance at Chandayan, New York
  • Performance at Sangeet Natak Academy - various places in India
  • Performance at the Prasar Bharati, and in various places in India
  • Performance at Chandayan, Washington DC
  • Hari-Ballav Music Festival
  • Dakshinee Sangeet Sammelan
  • Doverlane Music Conference
  • Spic Macay Virasat Concerts
  • ICCR Varanasi
  • Sabarna Sangeet Sammelan
  • A regular instructor at West Bengal Govt. State Music Academy's Music Appreciation Course.