About Punam Flutes

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20 min read | 18 Sep 2021
Tags: Everything Bansuri – Handcrafted in India / From India to the world

About Punam Flutes

If you are a professional or a beginner, this is your one-stop-shop to get yourself a world-class Professional Indian Bamboo Flute – The Enchanting Bansuri.

Master Craftsman Subhash Thakur’s flutes, popular worldwide as Punam Flutes is a brand to reckon with ; Handcrafted to perfection in PITCH, unmatachable TONAL QUALITY, perfectly seasoned Bamboos, ease to play & top notch craftsmanship.

In 2001, Subhash Thakur founded Punam Flutes in New Delhi City with the aim of building the best handcrafted Bansuri, tailormade to suit every Fluteplayers need and today is the first choice of Maestroes  Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pt. Ronu Majumdar, Pt. Rajendra Prasanna, Pt. Amar Nath, Pt. Parveen Godkhindi, Pt. Chetan Joshi and Pt. K S Rajesh, among many others. The big names of the Indian Film industry including Nepolian Selvaraj ( ilayaraja flute player) Naveen Kumar, ( A R Rahman flute player), Navin Iyer, Amar Oak and Rajesh Cherthala also play our bansuri.

With pursuing that one single goal, of designing & crafting the perfectly tuned Bansuri, years of meticulous research and hardwork, he established Punam Flutes, which today is the most preferred choice of the Master Flautists in India and around the world. 

The biggest challenge for flute players is to achieve consistency in pitch & tone, wheather for recording in the studio or playing a live concert ; being a Fluteplayer himself Subhash Thakur has been able to address all these challenges which is why Maestroes & Professionals prefer Punam Flutes as they are realiable to endure and perform in any environment with the same stability.

The Bansuris at Punam Flutes are made from the finest hand chosen bamboo personally inspected by Subhash all the way from Assam & Manipur

Concert Flutes (Bansuri) from Punam Flutes are built in the state-of-the-art workshop housed in the capital “New Delhi” employing some of the best craftsmen and tools specially designed by Subhash Thakur.

With its humble beginings as a high-pitched folk instrument, all the way to the concert stage, the Indian Bamboo Flute has come long way with the research & dedication of craftsmen like Subhash Thakur who keep pushing boundaries to constantly innvoate & improve the design.

 “The skill & art of flute-making is a blissful gift that I have been blessed with and my ultimate aim is to honor the almighty by crafting the perfect instrument and staying true to my art”.  – Subhash Thakur

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