Chirkutt to perform in Agartala

Tanzil Rahaman | Published: 00:00, Jun 11,2019 | Updated: 01:14, Jun 11,2019


Chirkutt members pose for a photo. — Sony Ramany

Popular fusion band Chirkutt will leave Dhaka for India on June 14 to perform at Animator Annual Awards to be held at Rabindra Bhaban in Agartala.

The show, to be held on June 16, will be organised by Animator.

‘This will be our second visit to India this year. We will perform at the show on June 16,’ Sharmin Sultana Sumi, vocalist and leader of Chirkutt, told New Age.

‘It is always a great honour for us to represent Bangladesh in a foreign country. Besides India, we have previously performed in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, England and Australia. I hope the music lovers in Agartala will find our performance entertaining,’ added Sumi.

‘We will perform our songs like Duniya, Kanamchhi, Ahare Jibon and others at Rabindra Bhaban,’ she informed.

Chirkutt comprises Emon Chowdhury (guitar), Pavel Areen (drums), Sharmin Sultana Sumi (vocal), Didar (bass) and Nirab (keyboard).

Chirkutt began its journey in 2002. The band’s popular songs include Duniya, Kanamchhi, Ahare Jibon and others.

In 2018, Chirkutt bagged the Channel-i Music Award in Best Playback Music category for the song Ahare jiban. Chirkutt recorded the song for Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s film Doob.

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