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Sona Mohapatra


Sona Mohapatra: 'Difficult to compete in a world where an artiste will sell land in Punjab to buy million views'

September 10, 2021 11:57 am

Musician Sona Mohapatra on quietly moving up the music ranks like an old-fashioned pop star, creating original music, and why she won’t care about an unkind industry and its discretionary rules

Sona Mohapatra says she enjoys being ‘big’, Adnan Sami responds he was the ‘torchbearer’

July 14, 2021 8:41 am

Singer Sona Mohapatra says that India doesn't need to ascribe to 'western ideals of glamour and beauty'.

Sona Mohapatra says husband Ram Sampath quit films after Raees' Laila: 'Industry only churning remixes'

March 04, 2021 4:36 pm

Sona Mohapatra lashed out at the makers of Roohi's song "Nadiyon Paar" saying that Bollywood disrespects original creators and doesn't back new talent. She also explained what made husband, composer Ram Sampath, quit films.

Sona Mohapatra lashes out at Roohi song Nadiyon Paar, says 'sorry saga of remixing songs in Bollywood continues'

March 03, 2021 8:12 pm

"Nadiyon Paar" from Roohi is the recreated version of singer Shamur’s popular 2008 track "Let The Music Play". The recreation is credited to Sachin-Jigar.

'Solution or a punishment': Taapsee Pannu, Sona Mohapatra react as SC asks rape accused if he is ready to marry the survivor

March 02, 2021 1:47 pm

A Supreme Court bench asked a state government employee, who is facing charges of raping a relative when she was a minor, if he intended to marry her now.

Sona Mohapatra: My favourite artistes are those who have stood up for things

April 09, 2020 4:23 pm

Singer Sona Mohapatra on independent music, space for female artistes and the #MeToo movement.

I like to be in charge of my destiny: Sona Mohapatra

March 08, 2020 10:04 am

Hailing singing legend Lata Mangeshkar for setting an example by securing copyright for her songs, Sona Mohapatra said today there aren't such strong female voices in the music industry.

Rebel in the Rye

March 02, 2020 11:58 pm

Filmmaker Deepti Gupta’s documentary Shut Up Sona, which focuses on a musician’s demand for gender equality, will open the IAWRT festival.

Sona Mohapatra trolled for bikini photos: Refuse to suck in my well-earned belly, she says

January 02, 2020 8:44 am

Sona Mohapatra was recently trolled for sharing her bikini photos online. The musician remained unfazed by the negativity and continued to share photos of herself in a swimsuit.

Sona Mohapatra reacts to Anu Malik's exit from Indian Idol 11; composer says he is on a three-week break

November 22, 2019 1:48 pm

Anu Malik, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, met the creators of Sony TV's show Indian Idol 11 and told them about his decision of leaving his position of judge on the show.


Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt: Here are the best looking celebs at Bollywood's Diwali bashes

October 20, 2017 1:38 pm

Diwali festivities are incomplete without Bollywood's Diwali bashes and fashionistas like Shilpa Shetty, Karisma Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Aditi Rao Hydari show us how to get the ethnic game spot on. See pics.

Diana Penty, Sangeeta Bijlani, Preeti Desai at LFW 2014

August 23, 2014 1:27 pm

Diana Penty walked the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week 2014.


Sona Mohapatra super happy to perform at MTV unplugged in Gurgaon

February 08, 2016 11:49 am

Gurgaon, Feb 8 (ANI): The ‘Ambersariya’ girl Sona Mohapatra was all geared up to perform live at Royal Stag Barrel MTV unplugged in Gurgaon recently.Interacting with media persons on the occasion, Mohapatra spoke about her association with MTV unplugged and said; "It’s an unbelievable experience for somebody like me who has grown up around the country hasn’t had the opportunity to see live bands performing, so MTV unplugged gave us that opportunity. And for me it’s always been a very special bubble of my childhood. And now to be a part of the property and to be here to present an unplugged gig, I feel really happy." Accompanying her was her husband and renowned music composer Ram Sampat who also shared the stage with Sona for the gig.