Sona Mohapatra has sung another classic Sambalpuri song “Jai Phula Re” before ‘Rangabati’.
Many people don’t know this fact. Mainly today’s Odia youth came to know about her Odisha roots after Sona’s controversial rendition of Rangabati in MTV Coke Studio.
She has tried to present many fusion versions of ‘Jai Phula Re’ sambalpuri song in various platforms all over India. This version was presented by Sona Mohapatra at the Times Literary Festival 2014 (Mumbai) with her band & Ram Sampath. She performed it with Bengali song Shundari Komola.
Sona Mohapatra’s another version of Jai Phula Re was blended with Hindi lyrics and a special folk instrument Dotara was used in this song. You can listen the version below.
Sona Mohapatra has also sung the classic Sambalpuri track ‘Jai Phula Re’ in Kolosseum 2013, the B-School Fest of KIIT School of Management. Watch the beautiful performance video below.