27 July, 2021

Roi Roi Roti…Abhishruti!

Roi Roi Roti…Abhishruti!

When it comes to Assamese jewellery, the miniature djembe-like Kerumoni Thuriya ear studs are worth their weight in gold—often passed down generations. Mother to daughter, grandmother to grandchild. Much like Bihu, as much an ear candy as the seductive dance we are so familiar with. Lend a mellisonant voice to that folksy mix, blend those upbeat melodies and catchy tune into a title track, you can’t get singer Abhishruti Bezbaruah’s new Bihu release out of your head. Yes, it’s Kerumoni Thuriya, the latest from the award-winning sound designer whose previous tracks Roi Roi Roti, Tok Dekhi Mor Gaa and Kordoi Sokola were hits across Assam. Lachmi Deb Roy catches up with the rising star…

On A Musical Note

I grew up around music in my family (her great-grandfather was Lakshminath Bezbaruah, a legend of Assamese literature). I am a trained Hindustani classical musician, and also studied music production and sound designing. My songs like Roi Roi Roti have...

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