Bhubaneswar, Mar 28: Noted Odia film music director Jalal Adeni passed away after a cardiac arrest at his residence in Buxi Bazar of Cuttack city today.
He had also introduced lyricist Mohammad Nizam and Odia composer and singer Tansen Singh in Ollywood.
After leaving job Jalal did theatres in Berhampur. He returned back to Cuttack and directed and composed music for Anutap, Nida Bhara Raati and Mun Tumaku Bhala Pae Luchi Luchi Kaa. Born on June 23, 1936, in Bhanjanagar of Ganjam district, the engineer-turned-music director has worked in many Odia films. His first ever recorded song was ‘Nida Bhara Rati’ for the film ‘Anutap’ in 1976.