Chayan is a widely recognised Delhi based musician and the lead vocalist of the renowned Indian band, Advaita. The band has been featured on popular TV shows such as Mtv Coke Studio, Mtv Unplugged, The Dewarists and Fox Traveller’s Soundtrek. With numerous awards to their name, the band has performed extensively, both within the country as well as internationally. Chayan has also been associated with various musical groups and projects such as Artistes Unlimited, The Group Project,Think Floyd, The Yellow Brick Project and Humour Me, among others. Chayan has been teaching music for several years and has also headed Silhouette (from 20062007), the arts wing of The YP Foundation. He is currently the ‘Education and Communities’ project head at Music Basti, a communitybased music and media learning project, working with atrisk youth and children in Delhi.