Born and brought up in the musical environs of Kolkata , Durjay comes from a respected family of musicians . He began his training in 1982 at the age of four under the encouraging guidance of one of the renowned tabla players of Bengal Pt. Dulal Natta. Thereafter he learnt from Pt V. Malviya of Delhi .Now he is under the able tutelage of great tabla maestro Pt Suresh Talwalkar.
His continued dedication has taken him to places accompanying artists of national and international repute. In addition of being a soloist Durjay has the distinction of having provided tabla accompaniment to prominent celebrities of our country like Pt. Rajan & Sajan Mishra, Pt Budhaditya Mukherjee, Pt. Ajoy Chokraborty, Ustad Imrat Hussian Khan, Pt Bhajan Sopori, Pt Nayan Ghosh, Pt. Biswajit Roy Chowdhury, Pt. Rajshekhar Mansur, Pt. Vidyadhar Vyas, Pt. Channu Lal Mishra and many others.
He has participated in prestigious Music Festivals of our country like:
- Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh, Varanasi 2006
- Gwalior Virasat 2006
- Kapurthala Festival , Punjab 2005
- Taj Festival, Agra 2005
- Jaipur Virasat 2004
- Maru Mohatsava, Jaisalmeer 2004
- Mallhar Utsav, ICCR Delhi 2003
- Vishnu Digambar Jayanti Sanget Samaroh, Delhi 2003