Mamata Chandrakar – Swar Kokila Vidushi is a female artist from Chhattisgarh state of India.


Mamata Chandrakar 

Mamta is a Swara Kokila Vidushi female artist from Chhattisgarh state of India.

Her surname is Mokshada Chandrakar.

After a long tenure of 36 years, Mamta retired from government service as Assistant Director, Program Head, All India Radio, Raipur Chhattisgarh after completing the superannuation age on 31 May 2018.

Birth of Mamata Chandrakar

Mamta Chandrakar was born on 3 December 1958 in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. His father was also a folk artist.

Family of Mamata Chandrakar

Mamta was born in a musical family. Her father was also a folk artist. His father’s name was Dau Maha Singh Chandrakar, who was a famous folk artist of Chhattisgarh. There was an atmosphere of music in his family since childhood. He received his music education from his father only.

Education of Mamata Chandrakar

Chhattisgarh’s famous folk singer Mamta Chandrakar was a student of Indira Kala Sangeet University, Kheragarh from 1977 to 1981. she has received higher education in music.

Husband of Mamata Chandrakar

Mamta had imagined the prince of her dreams to be someone who could understand her music. She was afraid that if she got married to a doctor or an engineer, he would not be able to understand her music. But by the grace of Mother Saraswati, she got married to Prem Chandrakar who is a film director as well as a lyricist.

Music of Mamata Chandrakar

Suva song 2006
Bida 2018
a letter 2006
Tor Maya ke 2009
Gaura Jaage More Gauri 2009
standing bar 2005
taur maya ke bid 2009
Gaura Sutte Mor Gauri 2006
Tari Hari Na Na 2006
bahi bana diya re 2006

Awards received by Mamata Chandrakar

She was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2016 for her contribution to the field of art.
Akashvani’s Recognized Artist Award for Folk Music in 1970
Awarded Merit Certificate in Akashvani Annual Competition in 1978
Awarded A grade for folk music in 1992
All India Radio Annual Awards 2011
Dow Mandaraji Award in the year 2012
In 2013, awarded the title of Chhattisgarh Ratan by Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University, Raipur.

Vice Chancellor of Indira Kala Sangeet University, Khairagarh

In July 2020, the Governor of Chhattisgarh appointed Mamta Chandrakar as the Vice Chancellor of Indira Kala Sangeet University, Khairagarh.


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