Articles about Sona Mohapatra
Sona Mohapatra is an Indian singer, lyricist, and music composer born on June 17, 1976. She started her career with advertising, and one of her most famous jingles was for Tata Salt – 'Kal Ka Bharat Hai'. She released her debut album, 'Sona', on Sony Records in 2007. Mohapatra is credited for singing the Aamir Khan-hosted talk show 'Satyamev Jayate's theme songs, 'Mujhe Kya Bechega Rupaiya' and 'Ghar Yaad Aata Hai Mujhe'. She has also recorded remixes of songs, including 'Let's Dance' with David Bowie and 'Afterglow' with 'INXS'. She came into mainstream prominence with frequent appearances as a lead singer and performer on 'Satyamev Jayate'. Her song 'Jiya Laage Na' from the 2012 Hindi action thriller film 'Talaash' received rave reviews upon its release. Mohapatra has also headlined the international Jodhpur RIFF festival held at the Mehrangarh Fort in Rajasthan. She is an alumna of the College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar.
04 Mar 2021
Sona Mohapatra's fed up of remixes, slams 'Nadiyon Paar' song
Singer Sona Mohapatra has slammed the remix culture of Bollywood by berating the latest remix on the block Nadiyon Paar from the upcoming movie Roohi.
06 Jan 2021
I like women's bodies, not their brains: Ram Gopal Varma
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has often landed in controversies for his comments, has done it once again.
19 May 2020
Sona speaks on women-centric violence, takes a dig at Salman
TikTok has become a breeding ground for misogynist and problematic content.
05 May 2020
RGV's sexist remark on women buying alcohol invites Sona's ire
Making problematic statements on social media is Ram Gopal Varma's favorite pastime.
24 Apr 2020
Sona accuses Kartik of planting negative stories about her
Singer Sona Mohapatra has accused Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan of having his publicists to push negative stories about her in the media.
17 Apr 2020
Sona says Rangoli's account shouldn't have been suspended, invites flak
Singer Sona Mohapatra has been at the receiving end of criticism after she opposed the suspension of the Twitter account of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's sister and spokesperson Rangoli Chandel.
31 Dec 2019
Slut-shamed for sharing swimsuit pictures, Sona Mohapatra slams trolls
On Monday, singer-composer Sona Mohapatra had shared pictures of herself from a vacation wherein she was in a swimsuit.
05 Dec 2019
Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment
A day after small-time Telugu filmmaker Daniel Shravan's outrageous comments over the country's growing rape culture sparked a massive controversy, his mother has expressed shock and said that she is ashamed of her son's sick comments.
21 Nov 2019
#MeToo: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol 11' judge
Following severe backlash over allegations of sexual misconduct, music composer Anu Malik has now stepped down as the judge from the ongoing 11th season of singing reality show Indian Idol.
31 Oct 2019
#MeToo: Neha Bhasin calls Anu Malik 'pervert', Sona slams Sony
Around this time last year, social media was abuzz with #MeToo stories. Indian women, who had been humiliated, abused, or made uncomfortable by men in power spoke about the trauma.
25 Sep 2019
'Indian Idol': Aditya Narayan defends #MeToo named Anu Malik
Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return in its 11th season.
19 Aug 2019
Amid #MeToo allegations, Anu Malik returns with Ekta Kapoor's web-series
The ever-forgiving and forgetful Bollywood is ready to take back another #MeToo accused in its folds after Vikas Bahl and Alok Nath.
23 Jul 2019
#MeToo accused Anu Malik set to return on small screen?
Music composer Anu Malik, who had to step down as Indian Idol judge after he was named in the #MeToo movement by two noted singers, is all set to return on TV.
31 May 2019
Sona Mohapatra rips into 'Indian Idol' over Anu Malik's return
After news of music director Anu Malik's return as a judge on singing reality television show Indian Idol's season 11 emerged, singer Sona Mohapatra voiced her discontentment with the decision, citing the sexual harassment allegations against the former.
29 May 2019
Sona Mohapatra receives death threats for slamming Salman Khan
Salman Khan's die-hard fans anxiously challenge all the criticism faced by the actor, but giving death threats to others does not seem like a fan-thing.
28 May 2019
Salman is poster child of toxic masculinity: Sona Mohapatra
Singer Sona Mohapatra is known for her straightforward attitude. This time superstar Salman Khan came at the receiving end of her criticism, and rightly so.
20 Dec 2018
Sona's vomiting on Twitter. I'd like to maintain decorum: Sonu
Singer Sonu Nigam has responded to Sona Mohapatra's tweets against him, saying that though she's "vomiting" on Twitter, he would like to maintain decorum.
19 Dec 2018
#MeToo: Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam for supporting Anu Malik
Sonu Nigam sparked fresh controversy after he extended support to Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women.
19 Dec 2018
#MeToo: Sonu Nigam defends Anu Malik against sexual harassment allegations
Singer Sonu Nigam has come out in support of his music director friend Anu Malik, who was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.
16 Dec 2018
Kejriwal worried about women-safety but invited Kailash Kher to perform
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday tweeted about women safety and how we need to make the world a better place. His tweet on the day when Nirbhaya was brutally raped on Delhi's streets didn't sit well with netizens though.
21 Oct 2018
Sony TV breaks silence on Anu Malik's 'Indian Idol' exit
Music composer Anu Malik created a buzz this morning after he announced his exit from the singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10'.
21 Oct 2018
#MeTooEffect: Anu Malik steps down as 'Indian Idol' judge
Ever since Bollywood's #MeToo movement gained momentum, several names have cropped up in alleged sexual misconduct cases.
18 Oct 2018
'Indian Idol' to sack Anu Malik post sexual harassment allegations?
Anu Malik, once again, grabbed the headlines (for wrong reasons) after singer Shweta Pandit accused him of sexual misconduct.
17 Oct 2018
#MeToo: Singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of sexual misconduct
The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum with every passing day.
13 Oct 2018
#MeTooBollywood: Is Kailash Kher intimidating victims with a legal notice?
Each day brings with it a new turn in Bollywood's #MeToo movement. Among the sexual predators named and shamed by women, singer Kailash Kher's name has also cropped up.
11 Oct 2018
Anu Malik rubbishes Sona Mohapatra accusations of 'serial predator'
Bollywood's #MeToo movement, which has exposed several powerful men of the industry, recently saw a new addition when singer Sona Mohapatra called out Anu Malik.
10 Oct 2018
#MeToo: Kailash Kher apologizes for sexual misconduct, calls it 'misconstrued'
Renowned singer Kailash Kher, whose name was tagged in with the much-heated #MeToo movement, has apologized for his sexual misconduct.
02 May 2018
Sufi group threatens Sona Mohapatra, invites Javed Akhtar's ire
Javed Akhtar condemned sufi group, Madariya Sufi Foundation for threatening singer Sona Mohapatra and asking her to take down her music video of 'Tori Surat'.
16 Apr 2018
B-town celebs hit streets to protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes
Several Bollywood celebrities, including Rajkummar Rao, Twinkle Khanna, and Kalki Koechlin, joined a protest to demand justice for the victims in the Kathua and Unnao rape cases, which have caused nation-wide outrage.