This video is on life of singer Jitendra Haripal, who sang Rangabati Rangabati song.
Rangabati song was first recorded for All India Radio in the mid-70s.
Written by Mitrabhanu Gauntia, the song was set to music by Prabhudatta Pradhan and sung by Jitendra Haripal and Krishna Patel.
It is the first song in Sambalpuri dialect to be popular throughout Odisha.
The song was recreated in many Indian languages including Telugu and was very popular.
In this interview, Jitendra Haripal said about his poor life, music in his family, his late father who is a Bhajan singer and his music career.
Watch full video to know more about Jitendra Haripal, telecasted on DD Odia ‘Bhinna Manisa’ program.