Bhubaneswar: Music lovers in the capital dedicated their Sunday evening to the legendary singer Akshaya Mohanty. To commemorate the singer’s musical journey, a musical evening ‘Akshaya Mohanty: Apaasoraa Geeti’ was organised by Sambhabana, an Odia cultural magazine, at Jayadev Bhawan, here.
Commemorating Mohanty’s immense contribution to the Odia music industry, several artistes hummed few of the many hits that were scripted, sung or composed by their beloved Khoka bhai.
Mohanty’s contribution to the Odia music industry ranges from composing film songs and bhajans to ballads and folk songs.
He also has the credit of lending his voice in over 125 films.
Fans of Akshaya Mohanty swarmed in at the open theatre in large numbers.