Khurda: Veteran Odia actor Premananda Barik died after falling off a moving train which he was trying to board near Tapang railway station in Khurda district on Saturday.
According to sources, the mishap took place when the 55-year-old was returning from his in-law’s house.
Jatani Railway Police later recovered the body and sent it for postmortem.
A native of Gurujang Nandasahi in Khurda, he had acted in several Odia movies like Jor Jaar Mulak Taar’, ‘Asuchhi Mo Kalia Suna’, ‘Panjuri Bhitare Sari’ and ‘Pua Moro Kala Thakura’. He also featured in a telefilm ‘Jeevana Sangeeta’ and had directed several plays.
He also worked as a Class IV employee at Khurda head post office.