Prafulla Kar Death Reason: Legendary Odia musician passes away at 83: Legendary Odia singer Prafulla Kar passed away on Sunday night at the age of 83. Prafulla Kar was a well-known singer who gained recognition in the whole world. The news of the singer’s death has come out as a big shock to everyone, especially his family. His death is a big loss to the whole music industry. All his fans are mourning his death. Soulful tributes have been pouring on social media for him. His fans are remembering him for his great work in music. Our heartiest condolences to his family and friends. In this article, we are going to provide you with all information about the singer, Prafulla Kar. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Prafulla Kar Death Reason
According to the latest reports, 83 years old singer Prafulla Kar took his last breath at his residence in Satya Nagar in Bhuwneshwar in Orissa on Sunday night (17 April) at around 10 pm. The cause of his death is said to be some age-related health issues as he was suffering from them for quite some time. He is survived by his wife, Manorama Kar, and their children- Sandhyadipa Kar, Mahaprasad Kar, and Mahadeep Kar. Since the news of his death broke out, several well-known personalities have been expressing their condolences to his family and friends.
Who was Prafulla Kar?
Even our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi paid a tribute to the singer by writing on Twitter, “Anguished by the passing away of Shri Prafulla Kar Ji. He will be remembered for his pioneering contribution to Odia culture and music. He was blessed with a multifaceted personality and his creativity was reflected in his works.” As per the media reports, the last rites of Prafulla Kar are set to be held at Swarga Dwara in Puri on Monday. The chief minister of Orrisa Naveen Patnaik also paid tribute to him by sharing his photos and videos on social media.
How did Prafulla Kar die?
Prafulla Kar was an Oriya musician, singer, writer, columnist, and lyricist. He was born on 16 February 1939 in Puri, Bengal Presidency, British Raj. In 2015, he received Padma Shri, the 4th highest civilian award by the Government of India for his contribution in the field of arts. He was the son of Baidyanath Kar and Susila Kar. His uncle Khetra Mohan Kar was a famous Tabla player. He worked as a music director and as a singer in 70 Oriya films and also in 4 Bangla Films. He died on 17 April 2022 at the age of 83 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. May his soul receive peace in heaven.