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Former Senior News Reader of the All India Radio Upendra Kumar Pahadsingh passed away

New Delhi:29/6/21: Former Senior News Reader of the All India Radio (AIR) Upendra Kumar Pahadsingh passed away today evening. He was 84. He died of heart attack while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Paharganj area of New Delhi.Pahadsingh was quite popular among All India Radio listeners during 1990s for his wonderful voice modulation. Upendra Kumar Pahadsingh was a well-known voice in Odia households for his heavy, modular yet ringing voice during the 1990s, People of Odisha used to stick to radio sets at 7.15 AM & PM every day to hear those precious words of Upendra Pahadsingh as he used to begin reading the news with “Akashbani, Khabar padhuchhanti Upendra Pahadsingh.”

 

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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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