Happy Birthday To Odia Singer, Music Director Akshaya Mohanty

Happy birthday to legendary Odia singer, music director, lyricist and writer Akshaya Mohanty. Khoka Bhai was born on 12 October 1937 at Jagannathballabh of Cuttack city.

A list of Akshaya Mohanty’s ‘Top 10’ songs is as subjective as subjective can get. Out of the innumerable songs that Khoka Bhai has to his credit, filtering 10 songs is a Herculean task, no matter what genre one decides to stick to. Nevertheless, here’s our pick, and yes, goes without saying, you might not agree with us. Here, re-live some of Akshaya Mohanty today:

He Phaguna Tume Gala Pare Pare – Akshaya Mohanty

Jajabara – Akshaya Mohanty

Smruti Tume Paunsa Talara Nian – Akshaya Mohanty


Punyara Nadi Tire Papa Ra Taru Dale – Akshaya Mohanty

Nadira Nama Alasa Kanya – Akshaya Mohanty


Nadi Phere Sagaraku – Akshaya Mohanty

Chandramalli Hase Chitralekha Othe – Akshaya Mohanty

Nishi Bijane – Akshaya Mohanty


He Mora Jibana – Akshaya Mohanty

Bhasa Megha Mun Je – Akshaya Mohanty

Akshaya Mohanty, is one personality who continues to be a shining star in the world of Odia music. Say ‘Odia music’, and in Odisha, Akshaya Mohanty’s is among the first names that come to the mind.

The legendary singer has near-dominated the Odia music industry for several decades. Despite stiff competition from other singers, Khoka Bhai made an impact on the music scene of the state, largely owing to his signature style and unique voice.

 

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