Born in a well known family of Hindustani Classical Music in Kolkata, young Pratip took up Harmonium at an early age of 6 yrs as his beloved companion. His great ancestors, Pt. Bhismadev Chattopadday and his own grandfather Pt. Nilratan Bandopadhay, who had worldwide contributions to Indian Classical Music, blessed this young talent with their musical skills that was inherited naturally by Pratip.
Pratip started his initial training in Hindustani Classical Music under the guidance of his Guru Pt. Nilratan Bandopadhay and from his mother Smt. Anuva Banerjee. Later to gain further knowledge in Indian Classical Music, he learned the intricacies of the Vocal music styles represented by Pt. Manas chakraborty and also honed the scientific skills of vocal interpretation popularised and established by Pt. Ajoy Chakrabortty.
He also learned Ghazals which he believes to be his first love from the Legendary Ustad Sabir Khan Sahab of Farukhabad Gharana.Pratip believes music to be an ever evolving phenomenon. He alo took rich lessons on Khayal, Thumri, Bhajans and Ghazals from his Guru Somen Banerjee, the disciple of Sukumar Mitra, a major contributor to Indian music.
Pratip has performed in several places across India and also has set an example of his mastery Abroad . He believes in instilling beautiful sensation and an overwhelming sense of peace and happiness through his music to his audiences to gain more love, peace and happiness and create golden, memorable performances.
Besides he has been Training Students of different age groups in and around the Globe with his unique scientific skills and methodology to transform music lovers nd aspirants into good musicians for the last 20 years and so.
Presently Pratip's Music Training Classes are going on in India, Singapore Australia, Dubai, Uk & USA.