Thursday, May 03, 2012

Gangaa Mukhia, Sikkim's own Rockstar

 "He is the lone male singer from Sikkim to have featured at SAMMAN Album"
 
Music in his principle is universal and above caste, creed and culture. He is a pioneer of Singtam’s Nepali Rock Music and had been a popular face in every musical entertainment since his school days. Meet Gangaa Mukhia, a person behind the mega success of “Aakarshan”, a Nepali rock music album, recorded at the studio in Mumbai. Aakarshan got a raving reviews from his admirers around that he is set to come up with its his second solo nepali rock album “EKKAI NAZAR”. His first alum was officially released on the occasion of the final of the Nachiyo Babari (2010), the dance reality show held at Palzor Stadium at Gangtok through the hand of Dr. Pawan Chamling, the Chief Minister of Sikkim.
 
Born and brought up at Singtam, Gangaa Mukhia today runs a musical class at his residence at Shantinagar, below PWD Office. More than four dozen music enthusiastic had undergone vocal classes under his guidance over the last couple of years. His music lesson includes vocal classes along with lesson about playing guitar. One of his vocal students Geeta Sharma went on to sing for the Nepali Film 'Angalo Yo Maya Ko' featuring Prashant Tamang in lead. 
 
He had completed his Bachelor of Music in Indian Classical Music (Vocal ) in 2010. Winner of All Sikkim Music Competition-Western Category (1999) wth his 1st rock-band Armaggedon Mukhiya had also won All Sikkim Rock Competition. (2003). He had made his presence at All North – East Music Competition – (2003) at Delhi organized by Doordarshan & Nehru Yuva Kendra. He had been awarded a best promising artist in All Sikkim Rock Music competition organized by Culture Department of Sikkim & Kolkata.(1999). His Debut Music video was shot and shown in DD Bangla, Calcutta.

Beside that Gangaa Mukhia is a Blue Belt in Tae –Kwon-Do. He presently runs private vocal classes named ”SWAR SADHNA”, Music Academy affiliated with Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Illahabad at Singtam since 2005.