Prithibi is a Bengali alternative band from Kolkata. Its formation dates back in the year 2001 at Ashutosh College. The band started working professionally from 2005 post being inducted as the first runner up at Band E Mataram which was an immensely popular state level band competition organized by Sangeet Bangla and Sangbaad Pratidin. Band members include Arnab, Raja, Prashanto & Koushik along with Ronny who is the touring member.
Prithibi released its self titled debut album in the year 2007 from Asha Audio. Their second album Chapter Two was released in 2010 under the same record label and got nominated at the Zee Bangla Gourab Samman Awards in the category of Best Bengali Band Album. Classroom, from Chapter 2, turned out to be a massive hit among listeners. Their third album Chapter Three was released in 2016 which has gained immense popularity and response.
The audio jukebox viewership of the album crossed 130k in Youtube and has made a mark in the entire Bengali band music scene as one of the finest and legendary Bengali Band Album. Chapter Three also got the nomination in the Mirchi Music Awards in 2017. Apart from performing in all the districts of West Bengal, Prithibi has made a mark through its performances in the states of Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati & Tripura.