Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi in January 2015?
Padma Shri awardee music composer-singer-lyricist and actor Shekhar Sen, has been appointed Chairman of the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi for a period of five years. This post was vacant since October 2014, after then Chairman Leela Samson had resigned. Sen is known for his devotional albums as well as mono act musical plays, such as Tulsi, Kabeer, Vivekananda, Sanmanti, Saahab and Soordas. He has also undertaken research- oriented musical programmes, such as “Dushyant Ne Kaha Tha”, “Madhya Yugeen Kaavya”, “Pakistan Ka Hindi Kavya”, “Meera Se Mahadevi Tak”.