Prithwiraj Bhattacharjee, among the most accomplished and leading tabla players today, began his initial training under Shri Dhiranjan Chakraborty at the tender age of seven. Then the tabla legends Late Ustad Alla Rakha and Ustad Zakir Hussain accepted him as a disciple and he has learnt under their tutelage since.
Prithwi has given solo performances at several prestigious concerts and traveled extensively all over India and abroad accompanying many eminent artists, including Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee, Ustad Shahid Pavez , Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Vidushi Laxmi Shankar, Pritam Bhattacharjee, Rahul Sharma, Kala Ramnath, Purbayan Chatterjee , Snehashish Majumdar and many more.
With his Guru’s blessings and his uncompromising dedication and passion for Indian Classical Music and percussions, Prithwi is ably carrying forward the rich Punjab tradition and legacy of his Gurus in India, USA and other parts of the world.
Prithwi is currently the faculty at the Pt Jasraj School of Music, Atlanta Chapter. Through his teachings and performances in the USA and globa