Singer | Vocalist
Regular artist in the AIR, Cuttack and various TV channels. Regularly performs in stage shows and cultural events both in and outside Bhubaneswar, including those in Rourkela, Sambalpur, Angul, Delhi, Mumbai, Dehradun, Jamshedpur, etc. On an average performs in 3-4 such shows in a month. In the All India Radio her renditions include modern Oriya songs, devotional songs and Odissi. In the stage shows she sings mostly Hindi and Oriya film songs, devotional songs, ghazals, modern non-film songs, Odissi and semi-classical songs. She specializes in Hindi and Oriya film songs of yesteryears.
Susmita has brought out a new CD of 8 love poems of the eminent Oriya poet Dr. Mayadhar Mansingh. These songs are based on various ragas. The music has been given by Mr Om Prakash Mohanty and the collection of poems have been selected and explained by Mr. Devdas Chhotray. This CD, called Maya Darpan, has been produced by Prof. Lalu Mansingh and Mr. Mana Ranjan Pattanayak.
Susmita had a successful trip to US and Canada during June to August, 2007. She performed at the OSA Convention 2007 held at Detroit, USA, as well as at London, Ontario and Toronto, Canada. Maya Darpan was released at the OSA Convention and has been well received. Her performance has been well received everywhere. She has sung both in Oriya and Hindi. She has also performed in Wayne, New Jersey; Boston, MA and Washington, DC.
- Has sung all the songs in a music album produced to pay tribute to Late Balakrishna Das a legendary figure of Oriya music.
- Recipient of “Bhajan Samrat Bhikari Bal award” instituted by Natraj Sangeet Vidyalay, Dhenkanal
- Her rendition in 1st global convention of Non-Resident Oriyas in New Delhi on 19/12/06 was highly acclaimed.
- Has received felicitation and awards from several organizations including Maharastra State Electricity Board, Mumbai, Rotary Club, Bhubaneswar, Indo-German Club, Rourkela, National Forest Academy, Dehradun, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd., Sambalpur, Aditay Aluminum, Sambalpur, OCL, Rajgangpur, Bhubaneswar Club, Bhubaneswar, Mahanadi Club, Sambalpur, Cuttack Club, Cuttack, Indian Police Service Association, Cuttack, Indian Forest Service Association, Bhubaneswar, Rathajatra Committee, Dhenkanal, Indian Federation of United Nations’ Association, Orissa Chapter, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur, Uranium Corporation Ltd, Jaduguda.
Other than singing, fitness and yoga have been her major preoccupation. She runs the “Mitu’s Aerobics club”, an exclusive health club for women, which besides providing training on Aerobics and Yoga provides all the facilities of a modern gymnasium. Its uniqueness lies in its time bound and person specific training modules. Training is conducted with all seriousness, but the homely ambiance helps clients feel relaxed and comfortable.