Famous Bengali and Odia singer Nirmala Mishra dies at 81

The Bengali Music Industry loses yet another gem this year. Nirmala Mishra, veteran Bengali and Odia singer, left the mortal world on Sunday morning at her residence in Kolkata. The late singer’s body will be taken to Rabindra Sadan for fans and acquaintances to pay their last respect to the departed soul.

Nirmala Mishra is a name that needs to introduction to music lovers. Born in West Bengal, in the year 1938, Nirmala Mishra breathed her last at 81. Gifted with a magical voice, she started singer from an early age and has entertained her fans for decades and was passing her old-age peacefully in her Kolkata residence. For her significant contribution to the field of Odia Music, she has been awarded the Sangeet Sudhakar Balakrushna Das Award during her lifetime. Some of her popular Bengali songs include ‘Bolo to Arshi’, ‘Eai Banglar Mati Te’, and ‘Eamon Ekta Jhinuk.’


Time and cause of Nirmala Mishra’s death

Nirmala Mishra was 81 years old and she lived in Kolkata. She died on 31st July, 2022 (Sunday). And as per doctors’ reports, a fatal heart attack has been the cause of her sudden demise. Even if she was rushed to the hospital immediately after the attack, the senior doctor declared her dead: “She suffered a massive heart attack around 12:05 am and was taken to the nearest nursing home, where the singer was declared dead.”

May Nirmala Mishra’s soul rest in peace

Nirmala Mishra

As Nirmala Mishra’s tragic demise leaves her family, friends and admirers heartbroken, let us all pray for the peace of her soul. The gifted singer lived a long, fulfilling life surrounded by friends and family. From Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal’s Chief Minister, to Odia and Bengali celebrities, all have shared their condolences to the grieving family of the veteran singer.

As per reports, the last rites will be performed on Monday in Rabindra Sadan at 11 A.M., in the presence of her admirers. Fans will be able to see Nirmala Mishra one last time and pay their respect.

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