Tag: Rangabati

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Niranjan Patnaik comes out in support of Sona Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: At a time when protests are mounting against Bollywood-based Odia singer Sona Mohapatra for mispronunciation of certain words in her latest rendition of the popular Odia bhajan ‘Ahe Nila Saila,’ Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Niranjan Patnaik came out in support of the singer questioning why none protests when the head of the state […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Odia singer Sona Mohapatra’s ‘Ahe Nila Saila’ draws criticism

Bhubaneswar: Singer Sona Mohapatra who has been one of the popular Odia singers of the present generation in the country, of late, has been in news, albeit for wrong reasons. This time the singer has drawn criticism for pronouncing a couple of words wrong from the epical Odia bhajan ‘Ahe Nila Saila’ by renowned Odia […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
'Rangabati' music composer Prabhudatta Pradhan no more

Bhubaneswar: Music composer of popular Sambalpuri song ‘Rangabati’ Prabhudatta Pradhan passed away at his residence in Sambalpur in the wee hours today. He was 75. Born in 1943, Pradhan started learning music at the age of three. After completing his matriculation, he went to Banaras in Uttar Pradesh to learn playing Tabla. Pradhan later joined […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Sona Mohapatra alleges threat by Sufi Foundation

  Bhubaneswar: Singer Sona Mohapatra has brought allegation against the Madiyar Sufi Foundation claiming that she has been threatened by the organisation over her latest video. In a series of tweets to the Mumbai police yesterday, the singer has alleged that the foundation has sent a notice asking her to remove her latest video from […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Asian Athletics Meet: Cult song Rangabati to be performed at inaugural event

Bhubaneswar: The controversy surrounding performance of Sambalpuri cult song Rangabati by Bollywood musicians Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship was today sorted out after the original singers gave a ‘no objection’ for its performance. The Sambalpur district collector Samarth Verma today called a meeting of the State sports officials and the singers of the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Have permission to use 'Rangabati': 'Kaun Kitney Paani Mein' director

“Kaun Kitney Paani Mein” director Nila Madhab Panda, who has used the Sambalpuri cult song "Rangabati" in his film, says he has procured the rights to use the track

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
When Sona Mohapatra threatened to go full naked with high heels!

Bhubaneswar: As Odias across the country indulged in an open debate on the ‘Ahe Nila Saila’-‘Ahe Nilo Soilo’ controversy, it put social media platform ‘Twitter’ on the boil with celebrity Odia singer Sona Mohapatra threatening to go full naked with high heels, in response to a message by a Twitter user. Recently, when Sona Mohapatra […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Sona Mohapatra Pays Tribute To India With New Song 'TSONAMI'; Watch

Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra’s new song “TSONAMI” is an amalgamation of different Indian dialects. From tribal Sambalpuri to Khadi Boli Hindi, and from Punjabi folk to Sufiana Kalam, Sona has incorporated different flavours of the nation in the peppy track. “There is a North Indian touch to it as well as a South Indian touch. […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha’s Cult Song Rangabati Gets A Village Of Its Own!

Sambalpur: As remarkable as it may sound, the Odisha government has renamed ‘Bilung’ under Bamra Tehsil of Sambalpur district as ‘Rangabati Bilung’ in recognition of the popularity of cult song ‘Rangabati’. The decision has been implemented with effect from today as the State government got a no objection certificate from the Centre. Interestingly, Bilung is […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021