Rabindra Sangeet in ‘Sanskrit’, An Attempt by Tripura’s Priyanka

Report: Joydeep Das Gupta || Dated: 28th September 2020 || Dharmanagar, Tripura

National Poet, Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore has touched almost all emotions of human life and his language of words were equally accepted and respected across the world. Numerous research are on with his versatile work of art in the form of songs, paintings, plays and what not.

Meanwhile, lockdown has given people lot more of time to experiment with ourselves, in such an attempt, a resident of Tripura’s Dharmanagar Priyanka Sharma has not just attempt but has successfully completed singing the Sanskrit version of a Rabindra Sangeet.

Rabindranath Tagore

Her song of Kabiguru Rabindranath Tagore in Sanskrit version is virtually breaking all the records on internet as millions of people are engaged in social media platforms to view and hear Priyanka, Sing Mono Mor Megher Songee in Sanskrit.

Priyanka credits the glory to her teacher Dr. Bhanu Sharma, former teacher of Central Sanskrit University, Agartala, were Priyanka competed her Masters in Sanskrit. Here in the University, Dr Sharma translated the lyrics of the popular Rabindra Sangeet -“Mon Mor Meghero Sangi” into Sanskrit.


Priyanka, who now works as a guest lecturer (Sanskrit) in Dharmanagar Govt Degree College, has given the song a final shape as Vocalist and posted the song on social media and in no time, the video went viral making her a celebrity with her Facebook Page views touching 3 lakhs.

Speaking to News Sense, Priyanka says, “It was my plan for long time to give this project started by me and my teacher Dr Bhanu Sharma and during the lockdown due to the Pandemic caused by COVID19 helped me with time to complete the project. I never imagined that the song will get such response from people across the world.”

Priyanka’s father Pannalal Sarma, is a renowned theater artist of Tripura and apart from singing she is also involved in dance and music. She is also the recipient of Gold Medal from Mumbai for a Sanskrit short film on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padao‘ and for a Sanskrit Drama, she bagged best actress award two times in Delhi and Kerala respectively.

Report: Joydeep Das Gupta || Dated: 28th September 2020 || Place: Dharmanagar, Tripura