Global Digital Release of ‘Anya Katha Anya Geeta’ by OdishaLIVE
In the era of Smartphone and entertainment on the go, it is imperative for the artist to reach his audience seamlessly and instantly. To facilitate this connect between the artist and their fans, OdishaLIVE, a premier digital media house is making rapid strides in Global Digital Distribution.
Recently on the auspicious occasion of Debasnana Purnima, OdishaLIVE released the digital version of ‘Anya Katha Anya Geeta’ sung by noted singer Namrata Mohanty. The original lyrics were written by the famous Bangla lyricist singer Kabir Suman, while the Odia lyrics have been translated by Prof. Mrinal Chatterjee.The album consists of 12 tracks of different mood and setting which appeal to the aural senses by the honeyed singing and soulful lyrics.
Kabir Suman is excited about the release as he was born in Cuttack and Odia was the language he spoke while growing up. Singer Namrata Mohanty, the voice behind ‘Anya Katha Anya Gita’, is overjoyed at the Global Digital Release of the album and hopes that it would reach the large audience especially the youth through the power of internet and the mobile media.
“I feel honoured that some of my songs are being published in Odia, one of the sweetest languages of the world, which I naturally learned along with Bengali following my birth in Cuttack. I’m so very happy that it was Odia language that surrounded me when I was born.” said Kabir Suman on the release of the odia production.
“It is my privilege to be singing Kabir Suman’s famous songs like ‘Tomake Chai’, ‘Nayantara’ and other hits and bringing out the recreated Odia versions of the same. I hope the Odia music lovers– young and old both like the album for its quality of lyrics and amazing music compositions” mentioned Namrata Mohanty, the voice behind ‘Anya Katha Anya Geeta’ to OdishaLIVE.
It is a matter of great pride for me to have been associated with his lyrics and poetry and to be a small part of the project. I am sure that the album would be received with the same enthusiasm as it got in Bengal” told Mrinal Chatterjee.
On eve of the global digital release, Nilambar Rath, Founder Editor and CEO, OdishaLIVE wants the Odia music lovers to experience quality of the music and lyrics of Suman, especially presented in the voice on Naramta. “OdishaLIVE strives to promote Indian art, culture, heritage and other social events of Odisha and India as a whole on its various web and social channels for wider reach. We shall keep on presenting such good content in the future to showcase Odisha and its rich cultural treasures”, added Mr. Rath.
OdisaLIVE is taking care of the digital distribution and promotion of the album. The audio tracks are now available at the leading channels of the media like www.youtube.com/odishalive and www.odisha.live. The Odia audio CD was recently released at Kolkata, in the presence of Suman, at a special function marking the silver jubilee of the song ‘Tumake Chai’. The same is scheduled to be unveiled in Odisha at Kalinga Literature Festival, Bhubaneswar.