Pt. Ajoy Chokroborty is a Hindustani classical vocalist. He was born in Kolkata. He has done his graduation in music, both in B.A and M.A from the prestigious Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata and joined the ITC Sangeet Research Academy in 1977. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in Bengali Film “Chhandaneer”. He was the first Indian classical vocalist to be invited by Pakistan and China and by BBC for their Golden Jubilee Celebration of India’s Independence.