Sona Mohapatra

Sona Mohapatra calls out ‘culture of worshipping PR-built celebrities’

Through her tweet, Sona also called out PR-built celebrities and significance of number games.

Jan 03, 2021, 13:36 PM IST

Cus it's my body, my cleavage: Sona Mohapatra shuts down troll as she opens up on victim-blaming

Sona Mohapatra urged everyone to share their ordeal with victim-blaming. She tagged actress Sonam Kapoor, singer Chinmayi Sripaada and a few others in her tweet.

Nov 24, 2020, 19:52 PM IST

Nikita Tomar murder: Sona Mohapatra asks are we supposed to 'navigate' harassment till we are raped or killed?

Actor Ranvir Shorey and lyricist Manoj Muntashir tweeted demanding severe punishment for the culprit.

Oct 30, 2020, 09:22 AM IST

Sona Mohapatra: If you care for music, please pay musicians

Sona Mohapatra has urged music lovers to pay for artistes instead of looking for ‘free access to music.

Jun 23, 2020, 17:37 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra’s new song for World Music Day puts a spotlight on our most valuable gift in times of pandemic

The songstress & producer performs a soulful song - ‘Tori Surat- Unplugged’,  with a chill lounge soundscape & Ameer Khusraus poetry with her band. 

Jun 19, 2020, 16:52 PM IST

Entertainment News: Sona Mohapatra’s documentary is the only Indian film to premiere at 2020 Hot Docs Toronto Festival

The only Indian film premiering at this prestigious international festival is Sona Mohapatra’s documentary ‘Shut Up Sona’.

May 14, 2020, 18:12 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra hosts a digital musical concert for 17,000 healthcare workers

It’s, thus, heartening to see artistes like Sona Mohapatra working round the clock to prepare for a concert to boost the morale of medical professionals. 

May 14, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra attacks Kanika Kapoor for hiding travel history

In a series of tweets, Sona Mohapatra also expressed doubt that the spread of COVID-19 could efficiently be curbed in India, what with "irresponsible idiots" around, who don't follow rules and endanger the lives of everyone around.

Mar 21, 2020, 09:49 AM IST

I have not quit Indian Idol: Anu Malik

Music composer Anu Malik has refuted claims of leaving the singing reality show Indian Idol. On Thursday, a source close to the channel revealed that Malik "is stepping down as a judge from Indian Idol".

Nov 22, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra on Anu Malik's stepping down: It's a symbolic victory

In the notice, the commission mentioned Sona Mohapatra's tweet, and asked the channel to clarify what action was taken on the matter.

Nov 21, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

#MeToo accused Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol' after social media outrage

Over the past days, Sona Mohapatra has mustered huge support on social media, and people have increasingly been demanding Anu Malik's removal from the show.

Nov 21, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra 'elated' to get Tanushree Dutta's support

Tanushree, who kickstarted the MeToo campaign in Bollywood in 2018, in a recent interview said that she wanted to "stand up, raise my hands up and applaud Sona Mohapatra" for her guts to speak up against Malik.

Nov 18, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Tanushree Dutta blasts Neha Kakkar for judging Indian Idol with #MeToo accused Anu Malik—Read full statement

She has also blasted singer Neha Kakkar for agreeing to be a part of the show as a co-judge along with Anu Malik.

Nov 18, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra responds to Anu Malik's letter, asks him to go to court

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra has responded to Anu Malik's note on Twitter claiming how 'false' sexual harassment allegations have 'tarnished his career' and 'ruined his reputation'.  

Nov 15, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Anu Malik writes in his defence, says 'false' #MeToo allegations tarnished his career

Bollywood music composer Anu Malik has reacted to the sexual harassment charges levelled against him. The accusations resurfaced when he resumed chair as a judge in one of the leading reality shows on television. Malik took to social media to present his side of the story.

Nov 15, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

Sona Mohapatra hails Abhay Deol for supporting her in fight against Anu Malik

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra has hailed actor Abhay Deol for extending support to her in her fight against Anu Malik. 

Nov 08, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra: I am an artist, not an activist

Whether it is her rendition of the Punjabi folk song "Ambarsariyaan", her Odiya folk song "Rangabati" or the recent "Tori Surat", Sona Mohapatra has managed to make her space as a singer and independent stage performer over the past 13 years.

Oct 23, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam over cancellation of gig

  Singer Sona Mohapatra on Saturday slammed the "Abhi mujh mein kahin" hitmaker Sonu Nigam after one of her International Women's Day special performances got cancelled and replaced by singer-composer Kailash Kher who was accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by her.

Mar 10, 2019, 00:49 AM IST

Art, music have no boundaries: Sona Mohapatra

Singer Sona Mohapatra believes that art and music have no boundaries and says the Hindi film industry takes Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan`s songs to recreate in every Bollywood album.

Feb 06, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

I'm concerned about country's anger: Sonu Nigam

Singer Sonu Nigam, who has been in the proverbial eye of the storm for his comments on Pakistani musicians and the #MeToo movement, says he is concerned about the "country's anger" and would like people to "smile and be a little easy". 

Dec 25, 2018, 14:33 PM IST