Sona Mohapatra is an Indian singer, music composer and lyricist born in Cuttack, Odisha. She has performed in concerts across the world and has been featured in albums, singles, concert webcasts, music videos, Bollywood films and advertisements. The biography of Sona Mohapatra and her turnaround from a B-Tech engineer to one of the best female singers of Odisha, seems like a fancy story. Even at the age of 35, Sona Mohapatra is still as gorgeous and glamorous as 25. She is one of the beauty icons of Odisha as well as a skilled, versatile singer. Sona first rose to fame after Satyamev Jayate, later she gained fame for her performance with Kailash Kher in MTV Rock On and for her two best songs, Bedardi Raja and Ambarsariya. Let us take a detailed look at the life of Sona Mohapatra with bio data, career profile here. We will also discuss about the best songs of Sona Mohapatra like Bedardi Raja from Delhi Belly and Ambarsariya from Fukrey, and gossip a little about her personal information, love life and so on. Let’s begin!
Biography of Sona Mohapatra at a glance
- Date of birth: 17 June 1978
- Current age of Sona Mohapatra: 35 years (on 2013)
- Place of birth: Cuttack, Odisha
- Sona Mohapatra Sex: Female
- Relationship status: Married to Ram Sampath on 2005
- Education : College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
- Height : 1.73 m
Early Life, Education, Background of Sona Mohapatra
Sona Mohapatra was born in Cuttack, Odisha, on 17th June 1978. The schooling of Sona Mohapatra is not known, but after schooling she went to the the College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar and graduated as a B-Tech in Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering. Unlike many singers, she kept pursuing higher education. Sona Mohapatra did her MBA from Symbiosis Centre for Management and HRD, Pune, in marketing and Systems. She also worked as the brand manager in Marico, and the professional career of Sona Mohapatra thus began with marketing and not music.
Personal life of Sona Mohapatra: Relationships, Passions, Hobbies
Most Odia youths had a near heartbreak with the marriage of Sona Mohapatra with Ram Sampath. She was a style and beauty icon in Odisha (well, she still is) – and perhaps only a versatile singer-composer and talented genius like Ram Sampath could deserve to become the husband of Sona Mohapatra. Born to a Tamilian father and Kannadiga mother, Sampath grew up in Chembur, and he was the judge of MTV Rock On (Season 1) in 2009. Both Ram Sampath and Sona Mohapatra also sang for Aamir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate in 2012, and the couple rose to fame since then. Sona Mohapatra and Ram Sampath are also partners in their music production house OmGrown Music. The present address of Sona Mohapatra is Mumbai, where she stays with her husband and runs their own studio. Sona is passionate about Odia music, the culture she belongs to, and feels sorry that it is yet to make any gross influence on the mainstream Bollywood music like Punjabi, Bengali and Southern musical styles.
Career Profile of Sona Mohapatra
- Famous Sona Mohapatra songs include
- Family – Lori, Aagey Se Right – Daav Laga
- Jumbo – Chaayi Madhoshiyaan
- Delhi Belly – Bedardi Raja
- I Hate Luv Storys – Bahara with Shreya Ghoshal
- Talaash – Jiya Lage Na
- Fukrey – Ambarsariya