An evening of Bengali & Hindi songs of Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadyay, the great singer and composer, will be sung by Soumyen Adhikari, a singer from Kolkata. Soumyen came in touch with the legendary maestro Hemanta Mukhopadhyay, during his early career in music. He was blessed with the affection of Hemanta Mukhopadhyay and was like a son to him and his wife Smt. Bela Mukhopadhyay.
Soumyen Adhikari was born in a family devoted to music. Family ambiance drew him to music and visual art in his early boyhood. Initiated into music by his father Late Golok Nath Adhikari an unsung hero. Later he learnt the Rabindrasangeet, Bengali modern songs from Shri Shyamal Chattopdhyay, Shri Chittopriyo Mukhopadhyay, Sri Probir Mojumder, Sri Amal Mukhopadhyay, Sri Mrinal Bandopadhyay and Kanu Bhattacharya.