Rituraj Mohanty better known by his stage name Rituraj, is an Indian singer. Mohanty is the winner of a singing competition-show India's Raw Star.
Life and career
1988–2011: Early life and career
Rituraj Mohanty was born in Puri district of Odisha. He is the elder son of Sri Chakradhar Mohanty and Pravati Mohanty. Sri Chakradhar Mohanty is a musician (Tabla) by profession and singer in small-time jatra dunia. The cousin elder brother Sri Sumanta Mohanty was a reputed music director in oriya classical music industry. He learnt Hindustani classical music at Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar. He left singing after meeting an accident. He then left for Mumbai seeking for a job and met his family during the show.
2011: Early career and the Raw Star
Mohanty was trying to get a break as a professional singer. In 2014, he sang the song "Sahib" in Bollywood movie Bhoothnath Returns. He won as one of the three contestants of the "India's Raw Star" and won the competition. Before that he also sang a song named Aam Ke Aam Honge on Satyamev Jayate (Season 2), then he also got some break in Bollywood industry., recently he sung a song for upcoming movie The Pushkar Lodge and also acted in the movie as a leading singer of a rock band.
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|Budhia Singh – Born to Run||Suna Pua Daud Daud||Sidhant Mathur||Gopal Dutt||2016|
|Teraa Surroor||Adhuri Zindagi Hai||Himesh Reshammiya||Himesh Reshammiya||Himesh Reshammiya||2016|
|Sunle Maula||Sunle Maula||Sameet Pattnaik, Sudeep Prabhu, Biswajit Mohapatra||Sameet Pattnaik||Viya Music India||2016|
|Bangistan||Ishwar Maula||Ram Sampath||Puneet Krishna||Ram Sampath||2015|
|Saraaab||Laawaris||Sourabh Shrivastava||Sourabh Shrivastava||2015|
|Saraaab||Sajni||Sourabh Shrivastava||Sourabh Shrivastava||2015|
|Saraaab||Bharam Hai||Sourabh Shrivastava||Sourabh Shrivastava||2015|
|Bhoothnath Returns||Sahib||Ram Sampath||Munna Dhiman||Ram Sampath||2014|
|Room - The Mystery||Jhalli Jawani||Ajay, Din Mohd||Ronkini Gupta||2014|
|Jag Mein Sabse Pyara Naam Sai Ram||Rubaroo Ho Ja Re bande||Krishnakant Sharma||Krishnakant Sharma, Vijay Pratap Sharma||2013|
|Jag Mein Sabse Pyara Naam Sai Ram||Krishnakant Sharma||Krishnakant Sharma, Vijay Pratap Sharma|
|Bhuli Jibi Tote||"Jebethu Dekhili"||Ritu Raj||Kiran Kishore||2015|
|"Tu Asile College"||Ritu Raj||2015|
|Sister Sridevi||Supper song||Abhijit Majumdar||Nirmal Nayak||2017|