Prafulla Kar

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Prafulla Kar
ପ୍ରଫୁଲ୍ଲ କର
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Born (1939-02-16) 16 February 1939 (age 82)
Nationality Indian
EducationGraduate (Law), Sangeeta Bisharada
Alma mater Utkal University,
Gandharba University
Known forOdia Singer and Music Director, [1] Lyricist, Columnist, Writer
Spouse(s)Manorama Kar
ChildrenMahaprasad Kar [2] Sandhyadipa Kar [3] Mahadeep Kar
Parent(s)Baidyanath Kar
Sushila Kar
Awards Padma Shri
Website Official website

Prafulla Kar (born 16 February 1939) is an Oriya musician, singer, [4] lyricist, writer and columnist. [5] [6] He was received Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award by the Government of India in 2015 for his contribution in the field of arts. [7]

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Early life and career

Born in 1939 into musician family in Puri, Odisha. His father is Baidyanath Kar and mother is Susila Kar. His elder father Khetra Mohan Kar was a renowned Tabla Player. He was raised and brought up by his grand father Bhagaban Misra and grand mother Apanna Devi because he lost his father at an early age. [8]

Prafulla Kar has worked as music director and often as singer in 70 Oriya Films (Released and unreleased) as well as in 4 Bangla films. [9] [10]

Awards

YearAwardEventCategorySource
2004 Jayadeva Award Orissa State Film Awards Music [13] [14]
2008Swarna Sanjibani Award [15]
2009Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja Award [16]
2010Balakrushna Das Award [17]
2011FitFat Biscope Award [18]
2012Kadambini Award [19]
Parampara Award [20] [21]
2013Sahadev Padhi Award11th Kumar Utsav [22]
2015 Padma Shri Arts [23]
2016D. Lit (Utkal University) Music [24] [25]
2017Choklate Legend AwardChoklate Music Awards [26] [27]

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