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 1st Prize for Vocal solo and Best promising Talent in Bosco Raag, interschool fest organized by Don Bosco School – Kolkata (1997)  1st Prize in Swar Prabhat Talent Contest organized by Salt lake Cultural Association (1999)  1st Prize in Talent Search by The Dover Lane Music Conference. Awarded Ustad Amir Khan Award for The best Vocalist and The Best Youngest Talent by Newspaper Pratidin, in the same competition (1999). Awarded National scholarship for senior students of Hindustani Classical music by Department of Art and Culture, Govt. of India. (2002)  1st Prize and awarded Title Surmani in the famous Kal-Ke-Kalakar music competition organized by Sur Singar Sansad of Mumbai (2004). Empanelled as an artist of the ICCR in both Hindustani Vocal (Khayal) and Rabindra Sangeet (Songs of Rabindranath Tagore). Winner and only recipient of 2006 Gyana Pravaha scholarship for young and promising artists for Khayal.  A regular artist of All India Radio (Kolkata) for Khayal.
With a Master degree in English literature and a veritable repertoire of Ragas, Bandishes and Rabindrasangeet, Sounak has today established himself as one of the most promising and significant artists of his generation. Going beyond stereotypical stage performances, he has emerged as an ideator and director of unique stage presentations involving different forms of music, literature and even films and dances occasionally.