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Eminent music director Rakhal Chandra Mohanty passes away

Cuttack: Putting the music lovers of the State in an environment of gloom eminent singer and music director Rakhal Chandra Mohanty breathed his last on Sunday here.He was 88.

He started his career as a music teacher. Known for his Odissi ballets, Mohanty was the recipient of the several prestigious awards like Odisha Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Nitali Palit Award among many others.

Mohanty has directed some iconic songs of Ollywood such as Asa khaiba ama raja babukna khana, Ei tara vara janha rati, Ei janhha ei rati thari uthe mo chhati and many more.

 

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