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Dr (Mrs). Shyamamani Devi (Pattanayak) is a living legend and towering personality in the domain of “Odishi: music. She is enormously talented and divinely blessed musician, composer, lyricist and singer. Beside her immense love for “Odishi”, the classical music and other traditional form of folk music of Odisha, she was an extremely popular playback singer of Odiya and Bengali film as well as Modern songs.  Her relentless effort and devotion to the growth and enrichment of ‘Odishi’ music is incomparable. She is also well known for her effort in popularizing and recognition of “Odishi” as a classical music at par with other classical music of the country. The name of this artist is synonymous with “Odishi music and folk songs of Odisha. She has curved a niche for herself in this music with her distinct and unique style of singing and music. 


She is recognized and known to her audiences asNightingale of Odisha”, “Kokilo Kanthiand many other titles as bestowed upon her due to melodious voice and passion for the music. Even at the age of 78 years, music has remained an integral part of her life. She is the only contemporary artist who is active today with regular practices for captivating and enthralling the audiences with her soul stirring rendition of “Odishi and other traditional music. Similarly, her association with AIR (All India Radio), DD (DoorDarshan) and public forum has remained intact since 1950.

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Nov 01, 2017

Dr. Shyamamani Devi is now a renowned top-grade artist of All India Radio

Oct 01, 2017

Was conferred by Utkal Dance & research Academy in October 2016

Apr 01, 2017

On the life history of Dr(Mrs) Shyamamani Devi has been made by Ministry of Culture, Government Of India and same will be released shortly.

Mar 31, 2017

7. One more documentary film on the life and achievement of the artist along with vivid description of Odishi music has been prepared with the financial assistance of Government Odisha. The film will be released shortly.

Mar 01, 2017

The artist was felicitated with “Plaque Samman” instituted by EkramoNrutya Mohotsav at Bhubaneswar in March 2017

Feb 04, 2017

“Dibyo Sangeet Siromoni award” Was conferred on 4th February 2017 by Saibaba Spiritual & Cultural Centre, Bhubaneswar in the presence of Guru Chandrabhanu Satpathy

Feb 01, 2017

On occasion of platinum jubilee birthday celebration of GeetikobiGourhari Dalai, the artist was felicitated in February 2017 at Cuttack.

Jan 01, 2017

Was conferred by Gopinnath Behera Foundation,Cuttack in January 2017

Jan 01, 2017

Was awarded in January 2017

Dec 18, 2016

Was conferred by Gajapati Dibya singh Maharaj,Puri, instituted by Jagannath Chetna Gobesan Pratisthan,Puri on 18th December 2016

Nov 01, 2016

awarded in November 2016

Oct 13, 2016

“Udro Dance Academy Samman” was conferred by Udro Dance Academy, Bhubaneswar on 13th October 2016.

Oct 02, 2016

“Senior citizen Felicitation” was conferred on 2nd October 2016 by Korei Polli Bikash Sanskrutik Foundation, Jajpur.

Oct 01, 2016

Was conferred by Pt. Kundala Adinarayan Charitable Trust in October 2016

Sep 18, 2016

“Geeti Darbar felicitation” was conferred at Sarala Bhavan, Cuttack on 18th September 2016.

Jun 04, 2016

“Nalco Life Time Achievement Award” was awarded By Balkrushna Dash Foundation on 4th June 2016 at Bhubaneswar

Mar 08, 2016

“Singhari felicitation” was conferred by Odishi Research Centre, Bhubaneswar on 8th March 2016.

Jul 02, 2015

“Life Time Achievement Award” was awarded by Odisha Society of America (OSA) at Washington DC,USA on 2nd July 2015 in the presence Of Mrs Nisha Desai Biswal, Deputy Secretary of State of USA, Sri Debiprasad Mishra, Minister of Higher Education and Shri Ashok Kumar Panda, Minister Of Culture, Government of Odisha

May 01, 2015

‘Life Time Achievement” Award by Cuttack Nrutya Utsav during May 2015

Apr 01, 2015

“Suvadra Samman” was conferred by SriJagnnath Sanskrutik Academy Puri in April 2015

Jan 01, 2015

“Sarala life time achievement award” was conferred by M/s IMFA (Indian Metal & Ferro allay Pvt Ltd) in 2015

Oct 26, 2014

“Sarala Award” by IMFA (Indian Metal & Ferro Alloys) Ltd, Bhubaneswar on 26.10.2014.

Apr 19, 2012

“UtkalRatna” sammanby Jagnnath Temple Administration Puri, Odisha during 2012

Jan 04, 2012

Doctorate of Literature was conferred by Utkal University of Culture,Odisha on 04.01.2012