Cuttack: Prabina Mohanty, wife of legendary Odia singer and music director Akshaya Mohanty, passed away following a cardiac arrest late on Friday night. She was 74.
Family sources said Prabina had gone to attend the wedding ceremony of Odia movie director Om Prakash Mohanty’s daughter around 10.30pm where she complained of sudden chest pain. She was rushed to a private hospital but died on the way.
Her body was later brought to her residence “Bichitravarna” in Sheikh Bazar, where eminent citizens, actors and residents rushed to have a last glimpse of the departed soul.
Prabina’s two sons Mitrabhanu and Chitrabhunu, daughters-in-law Anita and Anuja and three daughters Shrilekha, Shreeya and Priya were present.
Born in 1946 at Rahama in Jagatsinghpur district, Prabina had married Akshaya Mohanty in 1967.