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Anuradha Paudwal: When She Replaced The Monopoly

As promised in the previous episode of this series, this article will continue its ode to Anuradha Paudwal who relinquished her crown at the peak of her career in the 1990s. We will trace her musical journey beyond her...
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Sona Mohapatra Refuses To ‘Shut Up’, Takes Docu Film Route To Protest

  Singer Sona Mohapatra, known for her songs like “Amherasia” (Fukrey), “Jiya Laage Na” (Talaash), “Bedardi Raja” (Delhi Belly), has turned producer for a documentary film that traces her journey as a rock star and her music of protest. “Directed by...

Anuradha Paudwal: Struggles & Success Of Bollywood Melody Queen

In continuing with its series, Odisha Bytes pays an ode to another singing legend of Bollywood, Anuradha Paudwal, who exited mainstream film music in the 90s when she was at the pinnacle of success. Considering her 45-year-long career and...

Akshaya Mohanty: The Unorthodox-Versatile Singer’s Romance With His Odia Roots

It was a cold winter forenoon in Delhi and Manasi was listening to some light music by a well known singer from her home state while getting a massage - a popular practice among the people in Delhi where...
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Akshaya Mohanty – The Cult

A dramatic story teller without frills, only Akshaya Mohanty, the maverick can open his story with these lines, “ଯିଏ ଭୁଲିଯାଏ ସେ ସେମିକା, ଯିଏ ଭୁସଲନା ସେ ସେମିକାର ୋନ ଭଉଣୀ”. His openness excited conservative Odia society since the 60’s. He brought...

Bhubaneswar’s Matchbox Collector Has Something Big B May Not Have; What Is It?

Bhubaneswar: Perhaps Amitabh Bachchan himself will part with a fortune to possess this small but priceless possession. City-based phillumenist Taranisen Pattnaik has nine matchboxes with the legend and superstar of Bollywood on the cover. They are a part of his...

Its Big B’s Birthday! Down Memory Lane With Amitabh-Kishore Songs

  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is known to be a very organised person, with unbelievable discipline and punctuality. An interesting pointer to how organised the Shahenshah is can be seen from his tweets, which are numbered. T 3246 was on August 4,...

Amitabh & Jaya, A Journey Of Two Legends

Dadasaheb Phalke Award has come as a pre-birthday gift for megastar Amitabh Bachchan whose birthday is on October 11. Amitabh and his wife, superstar Jaya Bachchan have completed 46 years of marriage. Let us go on a trivia journey of...
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Odia Movie ‘Patnagarh’ To Be Screened At KIFF 2019

Bhubaneswar: The upcoming movie ‘Patnagarh’ has earned official nominations and will be screened at 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) 2019 and LIFFT India Filmotsav -2019. The KIFF is going to be held in Kolkata from November 8 to 15. After...
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Joker Is A Fresh Unsettling Brilliant Take But That Is All It Is

In 2017 Joaquin Phoenix played the role of a loner who lives with his mother, was abused as a child by his father and is troubled by suicidal thoughts. That was Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here for...

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IMD Issues Heavy Rain Warning For Three South Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued an orange warning (heavy to very heavy rainfall) for the three southern Odisha districts of...
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