Kakali Sen is a accomplished vocalist from last 35 years. She has received training from eminent musicians like Late Pt. chinmoy Lahiri, Late Guru Bela Arnab, Late Nilratan Bandyopadhyay, and Sri. Shyamal Lahiri. She is still learning under the able guidance of Smt. Dalia Raut (disciple of Smt. Girija Devi) and Smt. Dipali Nag. In the year 1996, she received a Gold Medal from Sur Bharati Sangeet Parishad in Kolkata. In 1995, she stood first in All India Light Classical Music, organized by the State Bank of India. She attended the Music Appreciation course 1n 1991, organized by West Bengal State Music Academy, Govt. of West Bengal. She qualified as Sangeet Prabar from bangiya Sangeet Parishad in the year 1985, Sangeet Prabin Degree From Prayag Sangeet Samiti Alahabad.
She has performed Nazrul Janmotsav organized by the Dept. of Information and Culture, Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata in the years 2000- 2009. Ustad Bahadur Khan Music Circle in the years 2000- 2002. And In Gangotsav, (an orchesatration by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan) in the year 1993. She also performed at Tarunder Janya for a long time as was a regular artist of the Yuvavani Kendra of All India Radio, Kolkata.
Faiyazi Aloke Nazal Geeti, her research work on a few compositions of Kazi Nazrul Islam, influenced by the style of Late Ustad Faiyaz Khan was released in the year 2008.
A cassette was released in the year 2002, "Amar Moner Bedona", songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Directed and the mucsic composed by Smt. Dipali Nag.