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 Akshya Kumar Mohanty

Akshya Kumar Mohanty

A commemorative postage stamp on Akshaya Mohanty (Khoka Bhai), famous Odia Singer [a part of the seriesLegends of Odisha‘] :

Khoka Bhai : Odia SongsShowcase OrissaIssued by India

Issued on Mar 30, 2023

Issued for : Department of Posts is pleased to issue a set of Commemorative Postage Stamps on the Legends of Odisha who have contributed magnificently to the art and culture of not only Odisha but also took the Indian values and culture to the international panorama.

Credits :
Stamp/FDC/Brochure/Cancellation Cachet : Smt. Nenu Gupta

Type : Miniature Sheet, Mint Condition

Colour : Multi Colour

Denomination : 1000 Paise

Souvenir Sheet Price : 5000 Paise

Souvenir Sheets Printed : 301590

Miniature Sheet Printed : 1.11 Lakh

Printing Process : Wet Offset

Printer : Security Printing Press, Hyderabad

Name : Akshaya Kumar Mohanty

Born on 12 Oct, 1936 at Cuttack, Orissa, British India

Died on 17 Nov, 2002 at Cuttack, Odisha, India

About : 

  • The music of Akshya Kumar Mohanty combined the nativeness of Odisha in all its forms – folk, classical and emerging. He was the most sought after music Director of Odia Film Industry who is widely known for his romantic songs. He was also a singer of repute and a lyricist. He experimented with themes and his creation started a new cult of ballads in Odia, such as “Kanchi Abhijana”, “Randipua Ananta” and “Konark Gatha”.
  • Born on 12.10.1937, Akshya Kumar Mohanty has written more than 4000 songs, sung over 8000 songs and composed music in 106 feature films. His literary work also includes 100 short stories, 12 novels and an autobiography. His writings were crisp, direct and bold. He was a master storyteller in Odia language. He is also known for his peppy youthful songs like “Jaare Bhasi Bhasi Ja”. His literary work also reflects the sensitivity and depth of an artist to do justice to the complex feelings and emotions. His immortal songs and compositions remain the most heard and revered Odia songs among the younger generation also. He passed away on 17.11.2002.
  • Text : Referenced from the contents provided by the proponent.
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