Kolkata-based Debanjana Karmakar is an aspiring singer who has been one of the top 4 contestants in Indian Idol Junior-2013. Her mother is a homemaker and father works in a bank (also a music teacher), had also participated in Zee Bangla Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Junior. She had learned music from Jayanta Sarkar, who is also based in Kolkata since her childhood. She used to sing when she was just two years old. Seeing his passion for music, her parents allowed her to take up music seriously and then sent their daughter to give an audition for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa- Junior Bangla, where she was selected as a contestant. She also was a participant In Chote Ustad contest in 2010. She mesmerized singers like
. She also performed in local stages in Kolkata. She is not
just a fan of
, Son Nigam, and Shreya Ghosal,but considers them to be her idol. She is good in classical, semi-musical, folk. Light music that she has highlighted through her singing commotion held in TV
realty shows. When she was chosen as top 4 contestants in Indian Idol Junior-2013, several actors like , Sahid Kapoor,
, Ram Charan Tej and
were host show, and judges were Shreya Ghoshal and music-duo Vishal-Shekar.
Many notable film personalities like
, Shahrukh Khan, were present to promote their film
. She has gone through the biggest musical journey in her life as a contestant, and she is hopeful that her talent and ambition will be fulfilled when she will be given a chance to playback in a film. Music composer
, who was a guest on the show, had felt that she was a versatile singer. Many Bollywood stars like
Shah Rukh Khan
, Sonakshi Sinha and Deepika Padukone has asked her to sing for their films. Even Rohit Shetty had offered her a film, whether it is in progress, nobody knows. The greatest compliment she received was from Amitabh Bachchan, who was the chief guest of the show (Indian Idol Junior-2013), felt she has a bright future in singing. But then she wants to master the art of Indian classical music. This singer had a glimpse of all Bollywood stars, but her dream is to meet Lata Mangeshkar once.