Padma Shri awardee famous lyricist Prafulkar dies of heart attack, PM Modi expressed grief

New Delhi | Prafulla Kar Passed Away: The country’s famous lyricist, singer and music director Praful Kar from heart attack has passed away. Since then, there has been a wave of mourning in the entertainment world. Prafulkar breathed his last on Sunday night at the age of 83. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condoled the demise of this great personality. Prafulkar’s last rites will be performed with state honours.

Prafulla Kar Passed Away: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has said that this incident has put an end to an era of Odia music. Two state government ministers will be present at the funeral to pay tribute to Praful Kar.

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honored with Padma Shri
Born on February 16, 1939 in Puri, Odisha, Prafulla was an eminent musician, singer, lyricist, writer and columnist. Prafulkar has been honored many times for his wonderful contribution in the field of art. He was awarded the Jayadeva Award in 2004 and the Padma Shri in 2015.

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PM Modi said – was blessed to be fit in the characters
Condoling the death of Praful Kar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that, I am saddened by the passing away of Shri Prafulkar ji. He will be remembered for his pioneering contribution to Oriya culture and music. He was blessed to be able to fit into different characters and his creativity was clearly visible in his works. My condolences to his family and fans. om Shanti.

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Sahil Kothari

Sahil Kothari is a Senior Journalist at youthistaan.com Follow him on twitter @sahilkothari21
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