Like many others, this talented Assamese damsel dropped in Mumbai in 2001 to onset her career as a playback singer and made her debut with a remix album named “My Heart is Beating” with Times Music and by–and–by she didn’t look back. She has many opportunities to sing for Hindi films, a few of them are AKSHAY KUMAR'S-WELCOME,SHAH RUKH KHAN'S-BILLU BARBER,RAM GOPAL VERMA’S-RATHA CHARITHRA,MONTY SHARMA’S-MIRCHH.
This Assamese girl is the darling of the North Indian belt and has been christened the uncrowned BHOJPURI QUEEN.KALPANA has a burning sense of traditional rhythm and groove and she is deeply rooted in Nirgun,Purvi,Kajree,Pachra(devi geet) folk forms.
A disciple of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan,Kalpana was fortunate to con classical music from him in order to shape her career.
In spite of her mother tongue being Assamese, Kalpana has easily adapted different languages. She has already sung in more than 3000 songs for 22 languages.
Singer Kalpana recently worked in an album together with world class India’s virtuoso percussionist and bandleader Trilok Gurtu, one of the most dynamic and prolific musicians on a new project MASSICAL and collaborated with international unique' musicians like Carlo Cantini , Jan Garbarek, Phil Drummy, Roland Cabezas, Stefano Dall’Ora .