Mangaluru: Singer Anita D'Souza chosen for Mandd Sobhann’s Kalakar Puraskar


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Oct 27: Taking into account valuable contributions she has made to the field of singing, well-known singer Anita D'Souza, has been chosen to be bestowed with the 16th Kalakar Puraskar, which is given by Karval family and Mandd Sobhann.

Anita has sung in 12 languages including Konkani, Kannada, Tulu, Malayalam, English, Hindi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Arabic and Beary, in addition to the Nawayati branch of the language. She has sung over 500 songs which are recorded in different CDs, in over 3,000 programmes held in India and Gulf countries, and also as playback singer for movies. She also has brought out her own albums ‘Yaad’, and ‘Colors’.



In recognition of her talent and contributions, Kerala government has honoured her with the title 'Kalatilaka' while Karnataka Beary Academy has conferred the title 'Tulunada Gana Kogile (2006). Kannada Sahitya Academy honoured her with the title 'Vishwa Gadinada Rani Kogile (2011), Mandd Sobhann gave her the global Konkani music award, best singer (2014).

Anita is a native of Kulur in the city. Currently she lives in Abu Dhabi. In recognition of her contribution towards enriching the field of Konkani singing, she has been chosen for the above award.

On account of COVID safety reasons, this programme will be held at Abu Dhabi, where NRI entrepreneur Leo Rodrigues, will present the award.

This programme will be transmitted through Daijiworld TV at 7 pm on November 1, in the monthly theatre series 226th programme of Mandd Sobhann, 'Purna Patholi - 3'.

Kalakar Puraskar was instituted by Konkani scholar, Dr Pratap Naik, on behalf of his Karval family for honouring artistes of Karnataka origin with significant achievements in the fields of Konkani dance, drama, music-singing, and folklore.

 

 

 

  

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  • FLORA DSOUZA, Kalmady/Jerimeri-Mumbai

    Wed, Oct 28 2020

    Congratulations and best wishes to Anita for the prestigious 16th Kalakar Puraskar Award from Karval family and Mandd Sobhann. Proud of her. She deserves it. God bless her.

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  • Francis, Shirva/UK

    Wed, Oct 28 2020

    Congratulations and best wishes

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  • Ben D'Souza Prabhu, Mangalore/Bandra/Canada

    Wed, Oct 28 2020

    Well deserved Award of our Konkani Mandd. Kindly keep it up and enthrall all our
    people of similar talents in Manglorean budding singers ! May Our Graceful Lord
    give you a long life !

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  • VIVIAN D SOUZA, Bondel/Doha Qatar

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations Anita for the prestigious Mandd Sobhann's Kalakar Puraskar award...All the best for the future...

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  • Vinod Wilfred Tauro, Madanthyar, Dubai

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations Anitha and you deserve this Puraskar from Maandd Sobhann being a versatile singer. We wish you all the best.

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  • GaldinVirginia D'souza, Mangaluru

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    A well deserved recognition to my good friend. May God bless the Receiver n the Giver..

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  • Jacintha fernandes, kadrikambla

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Hearty congratulations dear Anita. A well deserved award for ur hard work n beautiful voice...May u have many more feathers to ur cap in future.

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  • Michael Serrao, Hirebyle/Mississauga

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Hearty Congratulations Anitha for achieving this prestigious award for your valuable contributions. Well deserving award. All the very best. Michael, Sylvia, Melissa/Elliott, Sherwin/Michelle.

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  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations to our new Konkan Meina.

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  • Evans C. Sumitra, Udupi/ New York, USA.

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    My heartiest congratulations to singer Anita D'Souza. You rightly deserve the award and keep up your good voice.

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  • Paul D souza, Bondel/Sharjah

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations Singer Dear Anita . All the best in future. God Bless you.

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  • D M Prabhu, Mangalore

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations to you on winning this prestigious award. This will give you a lot of motivation to do some great things in the future. I’m so happy that your talent and hard work has finally been rewarded. . You are the talented lady in the field of music. I’d also like to thank the award committee to finally finding the hidden gem in the box! You didn’t just take the award home with you. You have won the hearts of us with it.

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  • C.G.Sequeira, Mangalore

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Congratulations and Best wishes to Anita D'Souza on being chosen for the prestigious Mandd Sobhann's Kalakar Puraskar!

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Nice ...

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  • Langoolacharya., Belman / Washington, DC.

    Tue, Oct 27 2020

    Nice Voice....

    Jossey Sir, do you sing ? >>>....

    ...Tak...Takk...

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