Surya Das was born in a small village outside of Cuttack, Orissa India. Surya wanted to become a famous singer from a young age. He made his way to Bollywood in Bombay where he struggled to get recognition in the Movie world. After many years of struggles and disappointments Surya turned to Krishna. He composed and sung bhajans while living in the temple. He traveled throughout northern India performing for thousands. In 1998 Surya got a chance to come to America for a singing program and from then on has resided in America. Surya continues to compose, teach and perform his music. Anandvamsi is a long a waited release after many years. Surya has numerous cassettes and CD's released already in India.