Bhoomi (ভূমি)(literally means earth) is a Bengali urban folk music group based in Kolkata, West Bengal, was eighteen years old was celebrated its 17th anniversary at a city auditorium recently. Former band member Richard Gasper joined the band members along with frontman Soumitra Ray, Abhijit Ghosh, Hemanta Goswami, Robin Lai and Soumitra’s elder son, Arjyesh.
On one occasion in July 1999, the band become hugely popular and performed in various local, national and international platforms. He did not look back after that . The unfailing love being at home and abroad to fund the audience at the show in 1700 . Leaving a member of the group ‘ bhumi is still ahead.
17 years of love to the audience the band rendered numbers such as ‘Chal mini assam jabo’ , Poob akasher gaan and Chokhar deshe, apart from regulars such as Pocha kaka, Mone ar nai re and Kaam sharse. Ray said, “It seemed 17 years passed by in a jiffy. We still remember the excitement surrounding our first stage show way back in 1999. Now, we are looking forward to the release of our new album. I would also like to thank all our fans who have always stood by us.”