Shounak Ganguly is a19-year-old musician from Jorhat, Assam who has been playing the Joynani Hawaiian for the last 11 years and has been learning Hindustani classical music under the guidance of Pt. Abhik Kumar Sarkar.
Shounak cites Pt. Brij Bhushan Kabra, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, David Gilmour and Baiju Dharmajan as his musical influences and recommends Shankuraj Konwar, Joi Barua, Nilotpol Bora as musicians in his local scene to watch out for.