Rupam Islam, the lead singer in the poular Kolkata based Bengali rock band 'Fossils' is the son of Late Nurul and Chhandita Islam, both of whom were involved in a musical choir group 'Jhonkar Shilp Goshthi'. He started performing from a very early age, and was featured in Akashvani regularly. He graduated from Ashutosh college with English honours and took a job as a teacher in a school.
Rupam's first album (solo) was 'Tor Bhorsathe' released by HMV. the tracks such as Neel Rong chhilo Bhishon Priyo became immensely popular. in 1998 he formed the band Fossils. The band released 4 albums, all of which became very popular. Apart from being the vocalist, he also writes lyrics and composes the music for Fossils. Besides, the band, he is involved in many solo projects, chat ...» read full biography