Bhubaneswar: Legendary Odia musician Akshaya Mohanty also known as ‘Khoka Bhai’ continues to remain alive among music lovers across the state through his evergreen compositions.
On his 81st birth anniversary, renowned sand sculptor Sudarshan Pattnaik created an excellent sand art on Puri beach to pay tribute to the celebrated Odia singer and the doyen of Odia music.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 12, 2018
Akshaya Mohanty was a singer, lyricist, composer, musician and writer. He contributed Odia Bhajans, Odissi songs, folk songs, film and non-film modern light songs in Odisha on contemporary themes and ballads based on popular legends in Odisha.