[Watch] Versatile Actor Mihir Das’ Last Journey; Odisha Mourns Loss Of An Acting Icon

Bhubaneswar: Odisha lost an acting icon with the demise of versatile actor, Mihir Das. He had been ailing for some time and breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack on Tuesday, a month short of celebrating his 64th birthday.

His death has left the Ollywood fraternity in a state of shock. Soon, actors directors and others from the fraternity reached the hospital to pay their last respect. His mortal remains were then taken to his residence at CDA. Das’ son Amlan and daughter-in-law Bhumika were present.

The veteran actor, who had won awards for his leading, supporting and comic roles, excelled with his intense performance in every movie.

He was born on February 11, 1959, in Cuttack. In his career spanning over three decades, Das won the Best Actor award from the state government for his performance in Laxmi Protima in 1998 and Pheria Mo Suna Bhauni in 2005. However, it was Pua Mora Bholashankar, which propelled him to stardom.

He also received the Best Comedian award for Mu Tate Love Karuchi in 2007 and Best Supporting Actor award for Prema Adhei Akhyara in 2010. He played the antagonist in 2009 Abhimanyu.

Notably, his wife Sangeeta Das, a singer, had predeceased him in 2010

Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik have also expressed grief over the demise of the veteran actor.


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