Raghunath Panigrahi Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Raghunath Panigrahi

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BIRTHDAY 10 August, 1932
BIRTH PLACE Gunupur , Rayagada , Odisha
AGE 81 Years Old
Last Updated on : April 15, 2017
Other Name: Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi
More Professions : Playback Singer Music Director
Appearance: Odia

Birthday Countdown & Age

Raghunath Panigrahi was 81 years & 15 days old age.

About   Edit

Pandit Raghunath Panigrahi, a well-known Indian Classical Singer and Music Director was born on 10th August 1932.


Raghunath Panigrahi enjoyed a highly successful, paying and promising career as a playback singer for Telugu and Tamil films in Chennai. Throughout his career he has worked with all the great stars of the south Indian music industry. He decided to give up his career to team up with his wife Sanjukta Panigrahi, who was then dreaming of launching a worldwide campaign to popularize the classical Odissi dance form.

The Two Indians who kept working despite not getting enough media support or any sponsorships. Their hard work paid off as Odisi dance form gained international reputation and opened gates for Odiya art and culture at international stage.
An outstanding singer of the Odissi genre, Panditji, as he was popularly called, was not just a vocalist, but also a versatile composer whose work covered a wide range of forms in classical music.

For his achievements and contribution to the classical music, Indian Government felicitated him with Padma Shri in 2010.

Death Info

Raghunath Panigrahi died on 25-08-2013 at the age of 81 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

25 August, 2013 Bhubaneswar Odisha India

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