Singer | Vocalist
With a magical voice that captivates the hearts of millions in the country, Susmita Das has made a mark which only a few dares to dream. Her mesmerizing voice reverberates through Odisha, Chattisgarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Jharkhand.
Her versatility pans through folk, religious, contemporary, and classical music. She currently resides in Bhubhaneshwar, India, but gains her roots from Cuttack, Orissa. Susmita’s inspirational struggle and unwavering determination have resultantly crowned her as one of the legends in the field of music. With more than 300 live domestic and international performances, Susmita and her enchanting voice have gained approbation from critics and audiences alike.
Susmita, who studied from Susibala Women’s College, regularly appears on AIR Cuttack and has graced various TV channels with her benign presence. She is currently working with Rotary International but has been doing shows and proactively engaging herself in musical tours throughout India. Her endeavors include 14 original albums in Oriya and Hindi. Susmita Das has been a celebrated figure in Orissa.
The Central Board of Film Certification has duly recognized her popularity and talent as she recently was impaneled as a prestigious member. She was also appointed as a member of the jury for the National Film Awards in 2015. The Indian Council acknowledged her promotion of classical literature in musical formats for Cultural Relations, which welcomed her aboard under Sugam Sangeet Category.
Sumita Das has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including “Bhajan Samrat Bhikari Bal Awards,” instituted by Natraj Sangeet Vidyalay, Odisha. She has also been felicitated by myriad organizations, including the Indo-German Club, Indian Federation of United Nations’ Association, Orissa Chapter, Indian Forest Service Association, and many more for her supreme contribution in the field of music.
Susmita and her adoration for music trace long back, and her renditions of Oriya and devotional songs are celebrated throughout the country. Folk music runs through her veins, but she also resonates with classical, semi-classical, and ghazals.
The international community has also lauded Susmita for her. She has been the perfect representation of the culture she resonates with. Susmita’s USA and Canada tour in 2007 was profoundly successful with her performance garnering applauses in Toronto and Ontario in Canada and Wayne, Boston, and Washington DC in the USA.
Her recent tour in November 2019 to the USA was a tremendous success as she performed for the Georgia Odia Society at Brandywine Elementary School in Georgia on the auspicious occasion of Diwali celebrations. The celebrations were marked by the performance of the nightingale of Odisha herself. Another leg of the tour involved her performance at Dallas, Texas, in the USA. Her live concert received an incredible response. Susmita, with her versatile and remarkable singing, has won over the hearts of the international community and continues to do so with her recurring musical tours.
- 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.