Nizam is an eminent Odia lyricist who has written lyrics of many hit songs for Ollywood films and non-filmy albums. He has also written dialogues and scripts of some Odia movies.
Many of us don’t know that Nizam is a state-level football player. He left his sports career for writing lyrics.
Nizam started his career as a lyricist in Akashvani Cuttack first. Then he wrote songs for Odia movie ‘Anutap’. After two years, he got his second movie ‘Samar Salim Saiman’. Hrudaya ra ae sunyata ku song from this film made Nizam most sought-after lyricist at that time in Odia film industry.
After that, when album market in Odisha is at peak, he has written many songs for these modern album cassettes. Prathama premara prathama chithi song written by him changed whole Odia album industry at that time.
Now for some years, he is writing for music director Abhijit Majumdar. Check some of his popular Odia songs here.
1. Nida bhara rati madhu jhara janha – Nizam
2. Hrudayara ei sunyataku – Nizam
3. Le Leija Lachak Mani – Nizam
4. Prathama prema ra prathama chithi – Nizam
5. Bhala pai gali sina dhet- Nizam
Nizam, who created a special place in millions of Odia hearts by penning beautiful songs, died at the age of 62 on 21 September 2015.