Eminent Odia singer dies at 83

Prafulla Kar had directed music for more than 60 Odia and four Bengali films.

Eminent Odia singer dies at 83
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Prafulla Kar, Odia vocalist and music director, passed away on Sunday night at his Bhubaneswar home at the age of 83. He is survived by his wife Manorama, sons Mahadip and Mahaprasad, and daughter Sandhyadeepa.

Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Anguished by the passing away of Shri Prafulla Kar Ji. He will be remembered for his pioneering contribution to Odia culture and music. He was blessed with a multifaceted personality and his creativity was reflected in his works. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”