Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised a musical evening by Bangladeshi singer Tanjina Toma on January 11 at its premises in the capital. She opened with “Swarthok Jonom Amar”, with her setlist including Tagore songs “Bhalobeshe Sokhi Nibhrite Jotone”, “Majhe Majhe Tobo Dekha Pai”, “Tomar Khola Hawa”; Nazrul sangeet “O Bhai Khati Sonar Cheye Khati” and a Rajanikant song “Sekhane Se Doyal Amar”. She was accompanied by Swarup Hossain on tabla, Md Nasirussin on guitar, Almas Ali on violin, Pradip Kumar Roy on mandira and Sunil Sarker on keys.
Tanjina Toma trained in Rabindra Sangeet at Chhayanaut, and under renowned gurus Waheedul Haque and Dr. Sanjida Khatun. She is serving as a teacher of Rabindra Sangeet in Chhayanaut for the last 10 years. The gifted artiste rendered her voice in “Valmiki Prathibha”, a joint Bangladesh-India production in 2010, and also in a documentary entitled “Bangladeshey Rabindranath”. She has also released two solo albums, “Modhu Jamini” from Bangladesh in 2011 and “Jibon Kotha” from Kolkata last year.