National Fellowship Awardee  from Ministry Of Culture, Govt. of India.

Madhurjya Ranjan Barthakur is one of the brilliant Tabla player of the present generation of Indian Classical Music and an academician working for promotion for musical education.

Madhurjya was fortunate enough to have his ears accustomed to the divine fragrance of Indian classical music from his very childhood. His graceful style, intricate technique and his solid musical traditional background echo the great masters of the past.

Madhurjya has received his lessons in tabla from his illustrious father Dr.Dilip Ranjan Barthakur, an eminent Tabla player and a musicologist. He also had the great fortune to learn from his father’s guru Late Ustad Munne Khan of Lucknow. At the very tender age of three, Madhurjya had his initiation with the Ganda Bandhan ceremony by this great stalwart of Farukhabad Gharana.

Madhurjya has been actively working not only as a performer but also for the promotion of Indian Classical Music and Indian Culture by promoting musical education among youth in diverse areas. He has also been the propagator and promoter of Indian Classical Music in India and overseas including the war torn country of Afghanistan.