Chief Guest 2019 - Vidushi Kaushiki Chakraborty
Vidushi Kaushiki Chakraborty is an Indian classical vocalist and the daughter of Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty and Chandana Chakraborty. Groomed at Sangeet Research Academy, Kaushiki belongs to the Patiala Gharana and her singing repertoire covers Khayals and Thumris. She has been the recipient of many national and international awards including the BBC World Music Award (2005), Sangeet Natak Academy Award (2012), GIMA Awards (2012), Mirchi Music Award (2012) for "Best female vocalist" and "Album of the Year " and many more. She is known for her work in Kutti Puli (2013), Mirzya (2016) and Water (2005). She has performed at many national and international festivals and conferences.