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Odisha’s Singing Sensation Namita Meleka Records her First Song

Cuttack:20/9/20: Dreams of Namita Meleka, a tribal girl from Chintaguda village of Koraput district, took shape today when she recorded her first song at a studio in Cuttack city. Namita, the latest internet sensation after a video of her singing Hindi song ‘Chunar’ from Bollywood movie ‘ABCD 2’ went viral on social media, recorded a devotional song of Lord Jagannath as her first song at New Recording Studio under the supervision of famous Music Director Prem Anand.

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Namita lent her voice for the four-minute song ‘Ninuna, Jiuti Jeevan…’ written by Lyricist Bijaya Malla. She recorded the song in both Odia and Kui languages, informed Prem Anand.

Ollywood actress Varsha Priyadarshini, who assured Namita of help after coming across her ‘Chunar’ song on social media, was also present when the Koraput girl recorded her first song.

Sources said the devotional song sung by Namita will be released on the YouTube channel of Varsha Priyadarshini soon.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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