Baul virtuoso Kiran Chandra Roy won the National Award in 1997 as the best playback singer and the BACHSAS Best Singer Award. He also won 2nd place among 88 contestants in the International Folk Festival held in China. Kiran Chandra’s grounding in music took place at home. He later took formal lessons with Khandakar Nurul Alam. Proficient in Raga-based music, Kiran Chandra won acclaim for his memorable renditions of Baul Gan.