Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) recently organised a Tagore musical evening by noted Tagore artiste Mahadev Ghose at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum in the city.Born in 1960, Mahadev Ghose is an accomplished singer of Rabindra Sangeet. He has learned music from renowned gurus such as late Abdul Ahad, late Ustad Fazlul Haque, and Omar Faruque. Ghose has completed a certificate course on Rabindra Sangeet from Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA), where he presently works as a senior teacher in the Rabindra Sangeet department.
Ghose is enlisted as a special grade singer in Bangladesh Television (BTV) and Bangladesh Betar. He has also performed for several private TV channels in Bangladesh and India such as Channel i, NTV, ATN Bangla and Tara Music. He has released two music albums titled Amar Hiyar Majhe and Amar Praner Manush Ache Prane and was honoured with the award Podokkhep Bangladesh in 2011 during the celebrations marking the 40th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence.
Mahadev Ghose has performed at several prestigious events in Bangladesh and has held important posts in different organisations such as Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samonnay Parisad and Bangladesh Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Songstha. He has performed in several concerts in Indian states such as Assam, Paschimbanga, Bihar and Tripura. He has also performed in Kuwait and Australia. He established Rabirashmi – a Rabindra Sangeet organisation in 1998.