Bhubaneswar, Mar 12: “Jai Shiv Shankar”… rented the air around the famous 11th century Shaivite shrine Lingaraj temple last night. Bollywood play-back singer Anuradha Paudwal’s “Om Shiva Shankar” bhajan reverberated the premises of the ancient shrine, as a bhajan samaroha was under way near the temple.
Anuradha mesmerized the audience with her popular Odia devotional song “Kerikeri Sunaduba… followed by a series of Hindi bhajans offered to lord Shiva.
Her daughter Kavita Paudwal also sang many devotional songs on the Lord Shiva on the stage. She sparked joy among audience through her famous bhajans such as”Subah subah lo Shiv ke nam”, “Tin lok me sreshth” . Famous singer Sudesh Bhosle and Anu Malik also performed. Similarly, a number of Odia singers including Manmath Mishra sang a series of Odia Shiva bhajans on the occasion.