Rangabati original Sambalpuri folk song video – Jitendra Haripal

Watch original version of ‘Rangabati’, the famous Sambalpuri folk song video here.

The song was written by Mitrabhanu Gauntia, composed by Prabhudatta Pradhan and sung by Jitendra Haripal and Krishna Patel.

It is arguably the most popular recorded song in Kosli language in the history of Western Odisha.

The song was first recorded for All India Radio in the mid-1970s. After its popularity, a record company from Kolkata recorded the song and released it in 1978–79.

Watch Video: Rangabati MTV Coke Studio version performed by Sona Mohapatra

Rangabati original Sambalpuri song

Even as the remix version of popular Sambalpuri folk song ‘Rangabati’ remained the top trending video in the social network site despite the infringement ruckus, there has been mixed response to the song. While old-timers disapproved of the remix, the young generation felt that it is a step forward for the Sambalpuri folk song and appreciated the efforts of Sona Mohapatra and her music composer husband Ram Sampath.

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