Debojyoti Gupta is considered & acclaimed as one of the finest, most sensitive, brilliant & dynamic sitar exponent from Imdaadkhani Gharana style of playing Sitar among his generation today. Debojyoti Gupta stands out for his exquisite melodic presentation, intricate & sophisticated sense of rhythm & his astonishing flawless instrumental technique & clarity of taans which is very unique & captures the mind of the listeners from very start to the end.
Blessed to be born in a family of music lovers & practitioners, Debojyoti was introduced to the world of music through Vocal music at the tender age of four, by his first Guru, his mother, Smti Leena Gupta & simultaneously he was initiated into Tabla, which gave him firm foundation in the Swara & Laya before being groomed into art of playing sitar.
Debojyoti Gupta received his initial training in Sitar from respected Pt. Ramakant Singh, who was a disciple of famous Ustad Ilyas Khan of Lucknow. He was extremely fortunate when in one of his concert in the year 1990, the renowned personality in our country & internationally famed Sarod maestro, Pt Buddhadev Dasgupta happened to be present & hearing him playing Sitar, Panditji was so impressed that he at once decided to make Debojyoti his disciple & for eight years he got talim from him.