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Sambit Chatterjee

Karma , What Escapes Me , Chronic Xorn , The Ganesh Talkies


With MEINL since:

July 2014


April 17, 1990

Place of birth:


Currently living in:


Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Hyundai i20

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Travelling, Adventure Sports, Irritating people around me, Growing plants.

Favorite Food:

Koraier Daal, Aloo Poshto and Red Mutton Curry with Steamed Ghee Rice

Favorite Drink:

Thums Up


Subhen Chatterjee(my father), Amyt Dutta

Highlight of your career so far:

Playing with Grammy winning guitar player Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt in his fusion project. I was in the finals of a reality show MTv Rock On Season 1 & playing with my band Ganesh Talkies at the first NH7 Weekender Festival, Kolkata.

Drumming strengths:

To be able to understand from other musicians p.o.v. And to break down time signature and polyrhythms with ease as I can also play the Tabla.

Drumming means to me:

Liberation and Breathing.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Listen, Create, Inspire - repeat! 

How would you describe yourself:

Pro-active, nature loving, bipolar freak.

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

I did everything I wanted to, to the best I could at that time.