Indian Rabindra Sangeet singer who recorded over 300 gramophone discs and was a regular performer on the All India Radio station.
She toured all over India while performing in dance dramas.
Her death was so widely mourned that the Indian Prime Minister himself gave a condolence speech in her honor.
She married Birendra Chandra Bandypadhyay, poet and librarian of Viswa Bharati University, in 1945.
She took music lessons from the great Rabindranath Tagore.