12th Tele Cine Awards: Kalpana Patowary nominated - BEST PLAYBACK SINGER FEMALE
The lady who, "Akhomiya", is from Assam but became Bhojpuri’s first music empress (BHOJPURI QUEEN). 22 languages into her solo career, Kalpana Patowary remains tough to pigeonhole. Her long and eventful musical journey has been dotted with several captivating musical memories. Kalpana booms. From Assamese to English to Hindi to Bhojpuri to Marathi and then to Bengali…….the versatile and one of the best – selling female artist of all times in India. She has got great knowledge and all the potential for different styles of singing in any Indian languages.
And finally another huge one into Kalpana Patowary’s account.
This year she has been nominated for BEST PLAYBACK SINGER FEMALE in the 12th TELE CINE AWARDS – Kolkata 2012, for the much talked about Bengali chartbuster & most hit item song “Koka Kola” produced by Shree Venkatesh Films, from film Faande Poriya Boga Kanande.
This song “Koka Kola” generated ample curiosity, among fans and music lovers, there’s no denying this. With all its pomp and pizzazz, enjoyable, catchy that makes one tap feet along with it, a fun celebration track with a naughty appeal to it, this track was an instant hit. The moment Kalpana Patowary goes 'Koka Kola' it’s a live wire and makes one head straight for the dance floor. This song became Bengal’s most popular number. This song was heard in every nook and corner of the Bengali dominated regions and finds a repeat hearing all over again with a huge digital download hit.
Says Kalpana, "I have playbacked for Bengali films like Satabdi Roy's Om Shanti (2012), Macho Mustafa (Madhubala), Minister Phatakeshto (Dhukku Phukku ), Chiro Sathy, Wanted, Pa Ma Ga Re Sa,Target (Bou Didi Go), Target (2010) (Jhum Jhum Ja), Satya Mebo Jayate, Bor Bau Khela, Kolkata – The Metro Life (2011), Tiger, Tumi Jodi Amar Hote etc. This is one language I love to sing for."
"I am really excited and thrilled beyond comprehension when the news broke out and I feel fortunate… I am proud to be nominated for the BEST PLAYBACK SINGER FEMALE. I must thank music director Samidh Mukerjee for giving me such a lovely song and helping me does justice to it", Says Kalpana.
This award function will be held in SCIENCE CITY AUDITORIUM, KOLKATA on 7th APRIL 2012.
Posted on: April 03, 2012 10:22 PM IST