Know More about Legendary Prafulla Kar

Prafulla Kar Born on 16 February 1939 in Puri, Kar was an eminent musician, singer, lyricist, writer and columnist. He was popular for many of his songs including 'Kamla Desh Rajkumar'.

He had received the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2015 and was awarded the Jayadeva Award in 2004. He received the State Film Award for six consecutive times

After graduating from SCS College, Puri and Atkal University, he started learning from renowned musicians and gurus like Markandiya Mohapatra, K Aditya Narayan and JVS Rao.

At the age of 21, he got a contract to sing in All India Radio. Kar made his mark in the field of music and playback singing. And his songs have become popular among the followers of Oriya music. For six decades, Odysseus has attracted generations of lead singers.

He started his career as a singer in 1962 with the film Oriya. Sri Sri Patita Pabana. , In 1975, he became the composer in the film. Mamta who made the video an overnight sensation.

Some of these films will carry on their original musical legacy forever. Batighara, Shisha Sharbana, Sindhura brothers, Bandhu Mahanti, Balidaan and Ram Balaram .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to pay tribute to him, writing, "I am shocked to hear about the demise of Praflakar. His contribution to Odia music and culture will make him unforgettable. He is an extraordinary talent. His creativity is often reflected in his works. Work. I express my condolences to his family."