Amar has started playing tabla from age 12, learned from Late Madhu Sudan Chowdhury and Pandit Shankar Ghosh. He has accompanied Gazal Maestro Jagjit Singh, Ustad Ghulam Ali, Pandit Ravi Kichlu, Smt. Suvra Guha and many renowned musicians all over the world. He has directed music in Bengali documentaries and feature films like Sparsha, Maha Sati Savitri, and Shahnai Bajbe Kal. Amar has composed and directed several music albums, such as, Ahcena Tumi (HMV) and Udas Hawa (Cozmik Harmony). Besides playing tabla Amar also acted in Mahakaler Dheu (Bengali TV serial) and several Bengali Feature Films.