A classical Tabla virtuoso Pt. Poddar today has been considered as a torch bearer and thunderously applauded by the greats of Tabla and stalwarts of Indian music for his scintillating and versatile way of playing. Prosenjit has crafted a unique style and creative approach which has brought him accolades and awards throughout the world. His consistently brilliant performances and masterful improvisational dexterity created a constant demand in India and gained him a worldwide fame. One of the most favorite accompanists of many of India’s greatest musicians and Dancers.
Pt. Prosenjit Poddar is son of eminent sitarist Shree Radha Krishna Poddar. At the age of 5years, Panditji was placed under tutelage of Shree Biswajit Paul, a senior disciple of Pandit Swapan Chowdhury, a celebrated Tabla exponent of Lucknow Gharana. Subsequently, Panditji has undergone a systematic and intensive training from an eminent Tabla wizard of Farukhabad Gharana Ustad Sabir Khan, who honed the nuances & skills of Panditji.
Panditji is a born talented, devoted & dedicated classical artist and is a well known Tabla Maestro. Panditji has mesmerized the audiences of all nooks & corners of world and is global celebrity of Indian fine Arts & Culture. Panditji has won the heart of people by his per excellence renditions. He, as a performer and as an accompanist has been widely applauded and commands a respect internationally both as a soloist and as an accompanist.
Panditji possesses a sober , elegant and a graceful personality, He has accompanied with Kathak Queen Sitara Devi, Pt. V.G.Yog (violinist), Ustad Ali Ahamed Hossien (shahanai), Pt. Jagadish Prasad (vocalist), Pt. Dulal Roy (santoo player), Padmabhushan Pt. Viswamohan Bhatt (mohan veena), Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya (santoor), Pt. Ronu Majumder(flute), Pt. Subhendra Rao (sitar), Guru Bandana Sen (kathak dance), Guru Srilekha Mukherjee (kathak dance), Pt. Omprakash Maharaj(kathak dance), Pt. Rammohan Maharaj (kathak) among others.
The zeal, enthusiasm and bonanza of Panditji is remarkable and his renditions, solo recitals, Sath sangat has made a deep impression in the heart of music lovers and is being cherished by the common and higher echelons of the society all over world.
Panditji has been honored & Felicited from many organizations in India & Abroad, like Sangeet Millenum, Dalas, USA. Micro Academy, Dubai. ICC, Malaysia. ICC, Colombo. District Council of Culture, Cuttack, Oriswa, District Cultural Association, Barielly, Abhra Abir Sahitya Gosthi, Lambding, Assam. Swami Keshwanade Institute of Education, Sikar. Sutanuti Parishad, Kolkata. Nistha Sanskritik Manch, Gurgaon. Rotary Club, District 3291. Santoor Ashram, Kolkata. Rawat Public School, Jaipur. Sangeet Sadan, Raigunge, National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. Rawatpura Sarkar Institute, Datia. Bharatiya Military School, Dholpur, Flyfot Forum, Solan, H.P. Puranik Sangeet Sansthan, Bhopal & many other organizations.