Sona Mohapatra is a Bollywood singer, songwriter, and composer
who gained widespread recognition for her unique rendition of the timeless track Ambarsariya from the film Fukrey.
Her forays into the music industry began with advertising. On Sony Records, she released her debut album, ‘Sona’, which sought to explore the diverse styles of Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Flamenco, Hindustani, Baul, and Romani music.
She is well-known for her appearances on the groundbreaking talk show ‘Satyameva Jayate’, where she sang ‘Mujhe Kya Bechega Rupaiya’. T-series, a YouTube channel, the song has received over 26 million views.
People enjoy her Bollywood songs such as ‘Ambarsariya’, ‘Jiya Laage Na’, and ‘Bahaara’.
Apart from her playback successes, Sona is known for her own original compositions. Her hit single Bedardi Raja showcased her bold and fearless approach to music. Through her creations, she effortlessly fuses genres, infusing traditional elements with contemporary sounds.
‘Shut Up Sona’, a documentary film about her, won numerous awards at various film festivals.
Sona Mohapatra's artistic journey extends internationally, collaborating with esteemed entities like the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, the iconic INXS band, top DJs, Strings, and even the legendary David Bowie. She has transcended borders and genres, showcasing her versatility on a global scale.
Sona collaborated with the 'BBC Philharmonic,' a 100-piece orchestra, for a concert broadcast from London across 12 global networks.
She received the 'L'Oreal Paris Femina Women’ Award for Performing Arts & Music in 2012, and the 'BIG-Star Entertainer of the Year’ award in 2013.
An advocate for women's rights and social causes, Sona Mohapatra's music often carries messages of empowerment and societal change. Her rendition of the popular folk song Rangabati not only showcased her artistic prowess but also became an anthem for cultural preservation.
Sona Mohapatra's journey in the music industry reflects her dedication to pushing boundaries and challenging conventions. Her powerful performances and impactful music have earned her a devoted fan base and a reputation as a trailblazing artist who fearlessly expresses herself through her craft.
Some Popular Tracks
- Re Bawree (Jahan Lost in Love)
- Jiya Laage Na
- I Hate You (Like I Love You)
- Delhi Belly