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Bhubaneswar: Big Deal aka Samir Rishu Mohanty, a rapper from Odisha, released the first Odia rap song ‘Mu Heli Odia’ yesterday.
More than 1.6 lakh viewers watched the video within a day of its release and a trend, especially among the Odia with lots of appreciation, is going on.
Rasgulla, Rath Jatra, Odia food, Abhada Bhog, Puri Sea beach and Chilika are some of the major points which Big Deal has highlighted in the rap song.
Speaking Exclusively to KalingaTV, the young rapper said, “I am extremely happy that so many people have watched the video and liked it within a day of its release. If given a chance, I want to enter a new style of music in Ollywood and promote the culture of Odisha.”
Mohanty’s mother is Japanese while his father is an Odia. He was born in Puri, raised in Darjeeling and now hustling in Bengaluru.
He did not take up a job opportunity at Infosys soon after his MCA degree only to make a career as musician.
The 27-year-old rapper began raping when he was 16-year-old and has now released his debut album ‘One Kid With A Dream.” He is also said to have worked in many Bollywood, Tamil and Kanda films.