Anindita Mitra,daughter of Shri Amitava Datta and Srimati Utpala Datta,is one of the contemporary Bengali singers nowadays.
In the educational field she has done Masters in English and presently working in “Delhi Public School Megacity” as an assistant teacher.
She started learning music from her father in childhood at an age of 3.
“Music flows in my blood” Anindita reminisces.Her grandfather Late Shri Ardhendu Bikash Datta was a classical vocalist and was under the association of Shri Sukhendu Goswami and Brajen Biswas(renowned accompanist of S.D.Burman).She is blessed with an uncle Shri Hemango Biswas(renowned folk song trainer& singer).
Thereafter she started learning Rabindrasangeet from her father at an early age, presently she is learning Rabindra sangeet from Srimati Sraboni Sen.She had the oppurtunity to learn classical vocal music from Srimati Mandira Lahiri(daughter-in-law of Pandit Chinmay Lahiri) and Gautam Dey(disciple of Pandit Sajal Karmakar,Pandit Anindo Chatterjee,Pandit Chandravanji,Pandit Shyamal lahiri and Shri V.Balsara).She completed 5th year in classical vocal from Allahabad Prayag Sangeet Samiti. She also learnt Bhajan and Geet from Srimati Mandira Lahiri.She learnt Bengali Adhunik Gaan from Sri Swapan Chakraborty and Shri Gautam Dey,Ghazal from Sri Badal Dhar Chowdhury. She is learning new bengali songs since the age of twelve from Sri Gautam Dey as well as from Sri Gautam Ghoshal ( a renowned music director of Kolkata).
She is a member of APPS(Association of Professional Performing Singers).
She performs Bengali modern songs from her own album as well as oldies in various concerts of West Bengal,Delhi and Bangladesh.
According to Anindita “Old is Gold” is true in the field of music. She is just following the path of the eminent singers/artists like Asha Bhonsle,Lata Mangeshkar,Geeta Dutt,Shipra Bose,Nirmala Mishra. She loves to sing old melodies.According to her,melody can heal all sufferings of human soul.She is trying to create a unique style in Bengali Adhunik Gaan.
- Her first album “Chena Path” was launched in 2009 from P&M Records.
- Her second album “Ashbo Abar Phire” was launched from Purple Music.Songs of both the albums are composed by Shri Gautam Dey.
- Her third album ” Chhotto Chithi” is launched from Picasso Entertainment- composed by Sri Gautam Dey and Kundan Saha.
- She has sung for a film “Andhar Periye” , “Chakrabyuha” and an ad jingle “K.B Pump”.
At times she is even at TV Channel studios for instances TARA MUZIC(GAANBHASHI LIVE) , KOLKATA TV(Morning show), CHANNEL 10 as well as at radio 91.9 FRIENDS FM, RED FM , AMAR FM (106.2) for performances (LIVE).
It’s a voyage through the ocean of music which has engulfed her days and nights.
She is trying to bring a revival in the world of melody with her unique style of singing .
She has been doing voice-over as well as writing scripts in FOX TRAVELLER and NAT GEO channel since six months.