Shri Subrata De is a well-known name in Sitar. He represents Bishnupur Gharana of Hindustani Classical Music. He is an able disciple of Pt. Manilal Nag. Subrata has not only earned his reputation as a performer, but as a cultural ambassador of India, propagating Indian culture in its purest form all over the world. He has also served as Sitar Guru at Bangkok centre of Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR). He also works for cultural exchanges between India and foreign countries through concerts, lecture demonstrations and facilitating exchange programmes. He is also looked up to by young artists for getting suitable opportunities and mentoring to showcase their talents at appropriate stages through his organisation ‘Swaranjali’. Shri Subrata has added delicacy for the audience by adding nuances of Bishnupur Gharana style.