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Mimlu Sen
মিমলু সেন
Mimlu Sen in 2007 (cropped).jpg
Sen in 2007
Born 1949
Nationality Indian
  • author
  • translator
  • musician
  • composer
  • producer
Years active -present
Movement Naxalite movement
Spouse(s) Paban Das Baul
Musical career
  • Baul music
  • folk-fusion
Labels Fonti Musicali
Associated acts
  • Paban Das Baul
  • Gour Khyapa
  • Nimai Goswami

Mimlu Sen (born 1949) is an Indian author, translator, musician, composer and producer.

Life and career

Sen was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, India. During the 1960s and 1970s she studying in Kolkata and participating in street protests demanding an end of Vietnam War. She has been jailed for Naxalite movement.

Sen was published her first book Baulsphere in 2009. The following year it was published as The Honey Gatherers. Piers Moore Ede stated that The Honey Gatherers recounts Sen's adventures in rural Bengal.

As the life partner of Bengali baul musician Paban Das Baul, Sen collaborates with Paban on all his recordings, performing with and managing his group on their concert tours around the world. In 2002 she collaborates in a Bengali song album titled Le Chant Des Bauls - Manuche O Rautan with Paban Das Baul, Gour Khyapa and Nimai Goswami which was released by Brussels based Belgian record company Fonti Musicali.


  • Le Chant Des Bauls - Manuche O Rautan (2002, with Paban Das Baul, Gour Khyapa & Nimai Goswami)
Knight, Lisa I. (2014). "Multiple Sites". Contradictory Lives: Baul Women in India and Bangladesh (reprint ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 34. ISBN 9780199396849.
Lorea, Carola (2016). "1". Folklore, Religion and the Songs of a Bengali Madman: A Journey Between Performance and the Politics of Cultural Representation (illustrated ed.). BRILL. p. 48-49. ISBN 9789004324718. OCLC 959226678. OLOL29324415M.
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