Once at the age of around 3-4 years, during Dol purnima kirtan, Suman rushed to a kirtan program alone. Whole family started searching with police, later he was found to be in a kirtan program. This event gave another hint to Suman's father to put him in kirtan.
First guru is Nilmani das - disciple of great kirtaniya Jamini Mukherjee of Murshidabad. Starting from 1990 to 97, Suman trained continously and then he was told to further persue with other Gurus.
Then Suman approached Rabindra bharathi university professor, Manoranjan Bhattacharya. He trained Suman further.
After this Suman approached another professior of Rabindra bharathi, Vrindaban Banik (disciple of great kirtaniya Haridas Kar who in turn learn kirtan from Srikhanda of Bardhaman and Vrindaban). Vrindan Banik is one of the persons to teach Garanhati kirtan ( this is an important school of Kirtan).
After this Suman approached Dr. Mriganka Shekhan Chakraborti, another professor of srikhol (mridanga) in Rabindra Bharati. He also taught some further kirtan.
Then Suman approached, greatest among his teachers, Dwijen Dey (disciple of Great kirtaniya Radha Raman karmakar). He taught many prolonged tunes manoharsahi kirtan school.
Some other teachers include Manoranjan Kangsabanik, Saraswati das, Shibu pal ( all disciples of Haridas Kar). Each of them taught a few tunes of Kirtan.
He can conduct kirtan in many different languages such as Bengali, Hindi, English, Sanskrit, and Oriya. He sings both in India and Bangladesh. His kirtan CDs are spread all over world.
Suman is experienced in singing kirtans of different schools founded by different vaishnava acharyas. Sings Krishna Leela, Gaura Leelas, and plots designed over the life histories of great devotees. Brings a synthesis of musical emotions of Rabhindra Sangeet, Rajnikanta songs, Najrul geeti, folk songs, Hindi Bhajans related to kirtan. Also emphasised on the simultaneously showing the related dance of indina classical schools and gaudiya nritya.
Suman has performed kirtan program in Delhi, Vrindavan, and in different districts of Jharkhand, Orissa, Tripura, WB and Bangladesh.
Pandit Yashraj was deeply impressed by his kirtan at Nabwadeep. He also performed kirtan in the presence of Dr. Mahanambrata Bhahmachari.
In 2011, he introduced Kirtan in Bengali Sangeet Mela for the first time.
On 23rd February, 2012, Suman sang kirtan on the occasion of 175th anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa held at Belur Math, Kolkata.
On 4th August, 2013, Suman performed kirtan on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda held at India International Centre auditorium, New Delhi.The programme was inaugurated by Honourable Shri Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chhattisgharhl.
On 8th September, 2013, Suman performed Kirtan at Scintific Society Hall in Nagpur. His daughter Sunanda Bhattacharya (a class three student) also sang a devotional song in this program.
- Vivek Mela and Vivek Sanskriti Utsav, Kolkata, 12th January 2014
- Kirtaner Srote, Kolkata, 7th October 2013
- Invitation Annual Program October 2013
- Kirtan Sangeeter Aasar Nagpur September 2013
- India International Centre, New Delhi August 2013
- Maa Sarada Janmatithi,Belur math,January 2013
- Birth Anniversary of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa,February 2012
- At Kanyapur, Asansol April 2011
- Bangla Sangeet Mela 2011