Vocalist Piu Sarkhel trained in khayal under her father Kamal Bandopadhyay, who was a disciple of the renowned maestro Amir Khan of Indore. She presents the Indore gharana gayaki in concerts held in India and overseas.
She is empanelled by the ICCR, New Delhi, and has been a recipient of awards. She is regular broadcaster on Akashvani and Doordarshan, and has recorded for albums too.
Piu is also holding a master's degree in Botany and a bachelor's degree in Pedagogy, and is currently serving as the Principal of Sangeet Nritya Naatya Mahavidyalay, Rajkot.
She is the founder Chairperson of the Naadswaram Foundation, Rajkot.