Welcome To Directory Of Ollywood

Music Director



Sikandar Alam

Name

 : 

Sikandar Alam

Address

 : 

Routrapur, Bayalishi Mauza, Cuttack

City

 : 

Cuttack

State

 : 

Odisha

Country

 : 

India

Details

 

Md. Sikandar Alam (July 1939 – August 2010) was a playback singer in Odisha film industry (known as Ollywood). He is sometimes called the Salabega of modern Odisha.Alam was born on 27 July 1939 in Routrapur, Baialishi Mouzaa of Cuttack district. The family moved to Cuttack, where he completed his Matriculation at Christ Collegiate School and his Intermediate in Science at Stewart College. Sikandar then attended the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya to study vocal Hindustani classical music.His first work in the entertainment industry was with All India Radio in 1957. His film debut in films was in the movie Laxmi (1964), directed by Balakrushna Dash. He is credited as the first Odia singer to be heard on BBC London.On 8 August 2010, he died in a city nursing home in Bhubaneswar at the age of 71. He was admitted to the hospital due to prolonged illness.

Latest Movies

Shri Krishna nka Rasaleela