Chirkutt Biography:

One of the few names in the Bangladeshi music scene to gloriously explode beyond the nation's borders and reach distant shores across the world's oceans, Chirkutt is not a new band by any means, having been around since 2002. Over the last three years, they properly carved out a name for themselves among the hearts of music lovers of Bangladesh with their energetic live performances and powerful lyrics. And sure enough, Chirkutt's eclectic compositions defy genre or classification, and they have eventually come to be described as an 'Epic Fusion' band, one that has brought radical changes to the modern music industry of Bangladesh.
Chirkutt's fame has transcended the borders of Bangladesh and reached foreign shores, thanks to their performances at various reputed international music festivals, such as the India Music Week-2012 (where 50 bands/Artists of 17 countries participated) and the Jaffna Music Festival-2013, Sri Lanka (with more than twenty international artists from Norway, Brazil, Palestine, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh), where they have represented new dimensions of Bangladeshi band music to critical acclaim. And later during the end of 2013, Chirkutt embarked on a grand tour of Norway with Norwegian rockers Casa Murilo. Both the bands toured through 6 cities - Oslo, Bergen, Molde, Trondheim, Bodo, Salvaer. Besides shows the band was interviewed by national radios, newspapers and also collaborated on a song with Casa Murilo called "Trams & Empty Streets" that’s music vdo was released from Oslo. Sony music shared that MVO worldwide as “hot” song of that time. The whole tour was managed by Rikskonsertene, Norway..

Chirkutt are comprised of PavelAreen (Drums, Percussion, Sound producer), EmonChowdhury( Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele) Sharmin Sultana Sumi (vocals, lyrics,tune), PintuGhosh (vocals, violin, flute), Didar (bass) and Tamal (Rhythm guitar) .). Their tracks are recorded, mixed and mastered at Butter Records and Studio Chirkutt, their own studios.

To date, Chirkutt has released two albums, 'Chirkuttnama' and 'Jadu'rShohor'. Chirkutt's second album "Jadu'rShohor" ("The City of magic"), a fresh collection of eclectic melodies, has already stolen the hearts of thousands of music lovers mere weeks after its release, and the title song “Jadu'rShohor” has become a bonafide hit. Their debut album "Chirkuttnama" was released in October 2010. Chirkutt's songs have received a great deal of airplay, and they have also performed on televised drama and film soundtracks. Their infectiously catchy tracks, such as “Khazna”, "Jadu'rShohor", "Kanamachhi", "Bondhu", "Katakuti" “Ami Janina” are viewed by the band as personal milestones representing their ever-rising popularity. The music videos for "Khazna" & "Katakuti" were aired on MTV India. At present Chirkutt is busy with concerts all over the country along with a host of background scores being composed for upcoming movies. Chirkutt is the first band from Bangladesh to compose background scores and music from renowned movies. They were also the winners of the RTV Best Band Award 2012.

They were inspired to take up music by their family and friends, and they attribute all their success to them and their loving fans."