Bali Kheluthile Nanda Suta Kala Kanhei is regarded as the first song of Arabinda Muduli, the renowned bhajan singer of Odisha. It is released in 1985.
A musician, singer and lyricist, Muduli enthralled the audience with devotional songs and had won the hearts of millions of people in Odisha and elsewhere.
Born on 1 September, 1961 at Khanati in Khordha district, he was a devotee of lord Jagannath and sang only Bhajans. He was a disciple of legendary bhajan singer Bhikari Bal.
The Bhajan maestro would be remembered for his hit bhajans like ‘Kala Saante Acha Kemante’, ‘Jaga Pain Niti Mali Phula’ and many more.
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Arabinda Muduli passed away recently following a cardiac arrest. He was 56. Several distinguished personalities, including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, condoled the death of the Bhajan maestro.