Namrata Mohanty’s tribute to Legendary Akshaya Mohanty
The legendary Akshaya Mohanty had composed music for about 75 movies. He has made experiments with themes, words and in recording and producing special sound effects. But there are a lot more unsung incredible lyrics of the legendary singer . lyricist and composer of Odisha .For the first time, some from those incredible songs penned by Akshaya Mohanty have been released in a music album called Dipa Jale Dipa Libhe.Odia music lovers are in for a musical treat.The album is a gift to all Akshaya Mohanty fans from renowned singer Namrata Mohanty .She has sung eight of the songs.She was driven by the desire to give a lease of life to the little known lyrics of the late Odia singing legend and music composer. Mohanty has launched the audio CD produced under her own music label Symphony Digital Audio.
She said : – “I came across few such lyrics (which were never recorded) during my interactions with Prabina Mohanty (wife of Akshaya Mohanty). I expressed my desire to sing them. She agreed,” .
“It’s an humble attempt to rediscover versatility in the lyrics of Akshaya Mohanty, who is known more as a singing legend and composer,” said Namrata Mohanty the singer of the music album.
Om Prakash Mohanty the music composer of the album believes the tunes has captured the various moods and emotions of Khoka Bhai’s lyrics meticulously. “Composing the music was both a challenge and privilege,” Mohanty said .
About The Legendary Akshaya Mohanty :- Khoka Bhai of Ollywood (Late.Akshaya Kumar Mohanty) the legendary singer, song writer, writer and musician was born in 12 October 1934 in Kendrapara .He had a great contribution to Odia Bhajanas, Odissi, folk songs, Odia films and ballads based on popular legends in Odisha. The legendary musician was born to Bichitrananda Mohanty and Subarna Manjari Mohanty . Click for more …
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