Odia music director advert handed away at a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. He was 84. Mohapatra was affected by pneumonia and different age-related illnesses.
The legendary music director was part of the Odia music trade for over six many years. He composed songs for Odia films Suryamukhi, Arundhati, Chilika Tire and Dora amongst others and in addition composed the primary Modern Odia ballad “Konark Gatha”. During his illustrious profession, Mohapatra collaborated with legendary composers and singers together with Lata Mangeshkar, Mohd Rafi, Manna Dey, Usha Mangeshkar, Suresh Wadekar, Anuradha Paudwal, Usha Uthup, and Kavita Krishnamurthy.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condoled the demise of Shantanu Mohapatra. In his tweet, Patnaik stated that the music composed by Mohapatra will hold him immortal.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ସଙ୍ଗୀତ ନିର୍ଦ୍ଦେଶକ ଶାନ୍ତନୁ ମହାପାତ୍ରଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ଦୁଃଖିତ। ସ୍ୱତନ୍ତ୍ର ସଙ୍ଗୀତ ସଂଯୋଜନା ଶୈଳୀ ମାଧ୍ୟମରେ ଚିଲିକା ତୀରେ,ଅଗ୍ନିପରୀକ୍ଷା ଓ ମେଘମୁକ୍ତି ଆଦି ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ରରେ ସେ ଛାଡି ଯାଇଥିବା ଛାପ ସର୍ବଦା ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) December 30, 2020
The final rites of the composer might be carried out with full state honour.