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‘Rangabati’ fame singer Padma Shri Jitendra Haripal has been admitted to a private hospital

Sambalpur: 1 4/5/24:Evergreen popular folk song ‘Rangabati’ fame singer Padma Shri Jitendra Haripal has been admitted to a private hospital in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Tuesday for health issues. 

According to reports, Haripal complained of severe body pain and was taken to the hospital late on Monday night. A team of doctors is monitoring his health condition. Although the doctors have not yet determined his illness, they suggested that surgery might be necessary for his complete recovery.

Jitendra Haripal is popularly known for his voice in the super hit ‘Rangabati’ song in the Sambalpuri language. Haripal has sung over 1000 songs and is considered a leading performer of Sambalpuri language songs.

He was honoured with the Padma Shri in 2017, the fourth-highest civilian award in India, for his contribution to Indian music.

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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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