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Sourav's preliminary training in sitar began in 1997 under Shri Tapash Chattapadhyay of Maihar Gharana. In the year 2005, he got the opportunity to learn under Sarod maestro Padma Bhushan Pandit Buddhadev Das Gupta of the Senia Shahjahanpur Gharana as a General Class Student of ITC Sangeet Research Academy. He became a Scholar in 2007 after which he came under the tutelage of sitar exponent Pandit Manilal Nag of Vishnupur Gharana.
Sourav has performed as a child artist at All India Radio, Kolkata and thereafter participated in conferences like ITC Sangeet Sammelan, Kolkata, Bengal-ITC SRA Sammelan, Dhaka, Gaan Mela, Kolkata, Golpark Ramakrishna Mission Kolkata, Sangeetangan, Jalpaiguri, Eklavya Sangeet Academy, Krishnanagar among many others. He received National Scholarship from Ministry of Culture in Instrumental Classical Music (Sitar) in the year 2010. Having performed in a classical fusion concert with Pandit Purbayan Chatterjee, Sourav also contributed to multiple light music recordings in different languages.
Sourav was an A grade senior scholar of the Academy until November 2015, training under Pandit Partha Chattopadhyay of Maihar Gharana.