Mortal remains of famous Ollywood playback singer Tapu Mishra consigned to flames
Bhubaneswar: Mortal remains of famous Ollywood playback singer Tapu Mishra who died due to Covid-19 on Saturday were consigned to flames at Satya Nagar crematorium on Sunday under strict COVOD-19 Protocols. She breathed her last while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the Capital city.
Meanwhile, a pall of gloom descended on the Odia film industry following Tapu’s untimely death due to coronavirus. Condolences also poured in from all quarters of life for the deceased singer.
Tapu Mishra has lent her voice for several Odia movies and bhajans. Besides, she used to release her own album songs.
Tapu was in home isolation after she tested positive for the deadly virus. Latest, she was shifted to a private hospital for treatment after her condition deteriorated.
According to local Kalinga TV, Later, the singer was wheeled into another COVID hospital and put in ventilator support after she did not show any signs of improvement. However, her oxygen level gradually decreased and subsequently, she passed away today following cardiac arrest.
Her father also had died due to COVID-related complications on May 10.
Starting her career in the industry with Himanshu Parija ‘Kula Nandan’ in 1995, she shot to the limelight with her song ‘Na Re Na Bajana Bansi’ from the film ‘I Love You’. One of the most sought-after playback singers in the industry, Tapu had to her credit over 500 songs and won four State Film Awards