Prashant and Nishant Mallick popularly known as ‘Mallick Brothers’ belong to the illustrious music family of Darbhanga Gharana which is more than 450 years old music tradition and they represent the 13th generation of this musical lineage that has produced many musical masters. Their training in Dhrupad music started at an early age under the tutelage of their father Prof. Pt. Prem Kumar Mallick, renowned Dhrupad vocalist. Later they also had the privilege to learn the core of Dhrupad gayaki from their grandfather Dhrupad legend Pandit Vidur Mallick.

The Mallick Brothers are currently among the finest Dhrupad vocalist of India. With the soulful voice and powerful singing style they have developed into artists of great maturity and are considered to be one of the torchbearers of the new generation in the field of Dhrupad music. Their vocal rendition of Dhrupad carries the richness of Gauharbani and Khandarbani style which is unique and carries rich aesthetics. Some of the salient feature of their vocal are the intricate Layakari (rhythmic improvisation) in various meter (laya), along with variety of subtle variations of sound and improvisations in the Alap by modulation of volume and sound application. The use of straight line Meends and soot, along with various forms of Gamak elaborations keeping intact the text of the composition during their performance gives an overall effect of great completeness and charm. 

Mallick Brothers are an “A” Grade artist of Dhrupad music of All India Radio and Doordarshan; their programmes are regularly broad-casted from time to time on A.I.R and National Television.

Mallick Brothers have been touring abroad since 1999 successfully and have performed at many prestigious music festivals all over India and abroad including The Lizard World Music Festival at London (UK) in 1999, Stimmen Festival-the World Music Festival at Basel (Switzerland) in 2005, South Asian World Music Festival, DARBAR Festival at Leicester (UK) in 2007, Theatre De La Ville Music festival at Paris (France) in 2009, TFF World music festival, at Rudolstadt (Germany) in 2011, WDR 3 Radio Music festival, Bielefeld (Germany) in 2012, Southbank Centre DARBAR Festival, London (UK) in 2014.

In India they have participated in almost all the prestigious music festivals including ‘Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Samaroh’, Jalandhar; ‘SAPTAK’ music festival, Ahmadabad; ‘TANSEN’ sangeet samaroh,Gwalior; ‘ITC Sangeet Sammellan’, Kolkata; “RASHTRIYE SANSKRITI MAHOTSAV” Gwalior by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India; ‘PARYATAN PARV’ festival by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India; ‘YOG PARV’ festival organized by Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi ‘PHOENIX Music festival’ at Bengaluru; A.I.R National Sangeet Sammellan,Bangalore; DOORDARSHAN National Programme of music, Delhi; ‘TAJ Mahotsav’, Agra; ‘LUCKNOW Mahotsav’, Lucknow; ‘NCPA Music festival’, Mumbai; ‘PRAYAG Sangit Samiti National music & dance festival’, Allahabad; ‘SANGEET Pratibha festival’- Central Sangeet Natak Akademi, Gwalior, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) New Delhi Purnima special Concert; ‘Jawahar Kala Kendra National festival’, Jaipur, ‘Anahad’ music festival, New Delhi; Sahitya Kala Parishad- Young Musicians & Dancers festival & Kabir Utsav, Delhi; Pracheen Kala Kendra Annual Music & Dance Festival, Chandigarh; Bihar Utsav festival by Youth Art & Culture department, Govt. of Bihar; ‘6th International Convention of SPIC-MACAY’ at IIT Kharagpur, Karnatak SPICMACAY Virasat series programme; ‘SPIC-MACAY’ Rajhasthan North Virasat series programme; ‘SPIC-MACAY’ Madhya Pradesh Virasat series programme, to name a few.

Mallick Brothers have been recorded in their LIVE music concerts by Radio RBB, Berlin, BBC London, and Radio WDR3 Music, Bielefeld (Germany). 
Their MUSIC ALBUM have been released by Celestial Harmonies, Germany, Herder Music Company, Germany as well as Bihaan Music Company, India.
1. In Praise of Goddess 
2. Goddess Divine Energy
3. Meditational Mantra
4. Eternal Bliss: Dhrupad 

It is worth to mention that Sh. Prashant Mallick has worked as Programme Officer (Music) and Dhrupad Project Coordinator at Sangeet Natak Akademi, (National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama), New Delhi and has given good contribution in the development and popularization of Indian music. Further he has also worked as Indian music specialist for University of Weimar, Germany at the Global music project featuring 25 countries music analysis and their rhythmic pattern. Sh. Prashant Mallick was also associated with the Doordarshan DD Bharati (National television channel) as Channel Advisor (Music).
For the promotion, propagation and development of Dhrupad music the Mallick Brothers have founded a Dhrupad school ‘Pandit Vidur Mallick Dhrupad Academy’ (A non-profit institution engaged in the service of development, propagation, and promotion of Dhrupad music). They are are giving training to the youth in Dhrupad and are nurturing some of the finest talents. Their Dhrupad School is empaneled with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, (ICCR) New Delhi for teaching foreign students on scholarship by the government of India.