Akshya Mohanty

Akshaya Kumar Mohanty (Khoka Bhai), was born on October 12, 1937. In a one line was a Singer, Music Composer, Lyricist and Director.

Mr. Mohanty had composed around thousand + songs and penned hundreds of super hit evergreen Odia (Oriya) songs. During Fifties he started his journey as a musician commenced with his interest in Odia (Oriya) music.

At the age of 22, he joined Govt. Job at Cuttack, Odisha. But after 7 years he gave resign from his job to devote full time to Odia (Oriya) music. He commenced his playback singing career with the song “Gori Gori Gori” in the year 1959 from the Odia (Oriya) Movie “Maa”. By Sixties, without any such formal education in music, he had established himself as a one of most popular singer in Odia (Oriya) music. Lack of proper training gave him a chance to explore himself and to be more creative.

He was a pioneer of non-film modern Odia (Oriya) songs, basically based on contemporary themes and ballads based on popular legends in Odisha (Orissa). Apart from this he has also penned a few Odia (Oriya) novels, Odia short stories, poems etc. He had also co-directed a Odia (Oriya) movie and has also acted in three Cinemas.

He has won many millions of hearts of Odia people and also bagged many awards for his perseverance and skill. He bagged the “Jayadev Award” : the highest State Award in the Odia (Oriya) movies. He has also won the State Award for “Best Playback Singer” 7 times and State Award for “Best Composer” 2 times. Apart from this he has also received many awards from “Odisha (Orissa) Cinecritic Association” and has established himself as the most skilled, innovative and Instant Artist as a geniuses of modern Odisha (Orissa).

Great Personalities and Freedom Fighters of Odisha (Orissa)
Baji Rout Gopabandhu Das Jayee RajGuru
Madhusudan Das Veer Surendra Sai Malati Choudhary
Netaji Subhash Ch. Bose Biju Pattnaik Nandini Satpathy
Maharaja Krushna Ch Gajapati Laxman Nayak Naba krushna Choudhary
Visitor's Corner
Send  Free  SMS
Odia Jokes
Odia Daily Horoscope
Odia Calendar-2018
Odia Yearly Horoscope
Ollywood Updates
Odia Recipes
Chhota Mora Gaan Ti
Odia Greetings Cards
Odia Dhaga Dhamali
Odia FB Comments Pics
General Information
Apply Voter-Id Online
Check Aadhar Card Status
Apply Passport Online
Apply Pan Card Online
Check PF Balance Online
Odisha Exam Results 2018
Blood Banks in Odisha
Government of Odisha
Districts Of Odisha
PIN Codes of Odisha
Odia News Links
Odisha Yellow Pages
Odisha Rly Station Codes
Member's Zone
Register As A Member
NuaOdisha Member Login
Member Forgot Password?
Post Free Classified Ads
Post A Joke
Subscribe Odisha Job Alerts
Organisation Post Free Jobs
Post An Articles
Odia Poetry N Stories
Post About Your Village
Post Your Initiative
Our Partners
Contact Us
Tourist Corner
Train Timing Of Odisha
Flight Timing Of Odisha
Bus Timing Of Odisha
Famous Tourist Places
Famous Temples
Famous Picnic Spots
Museums in Odisha
Hotels in Odisha
Tourist Maps
Tours N Travels
ATM Counters in Odisha
Distance Calculator
Follow Us
|| Disclaimer || Privacy Policy ||