Veteran Odia actor Anita Das passes away

Veteran Odia actor Anita Das passes away

BHUBANESWAR: Veteran Odia film and television actor Anita Das passed away following a cardiac arrest at her residence in Cuttack today, family sources said.nnShe was 57.nnThe actor complained of chest pain and breathed her last after few minutes, they said.nnDas had acted in over 100 films and left an impression with her portrayal of the role of mother.nnShe had made her feature film debut with ‘Jajabara’ in 1975.nnShe also acted in prominent films like ‘Krishna Sudama’ (1976), ‘Ramayan’ (1980), ‘Maa-O-Mamata’ (1980), ‘Swapna Sagara’ (1983), ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’ (1988), ‘Gadhi Janile Ghara Sundara’ (1994), ‘Bahudibe Mo Jaga Balia’ (2003), ‘Sathire’ (2004), ‘Om Shanti Om’ (2005), ‘Aama Bhitare Kichhi Achhi’ (2010), ‘Shapath’ (2012) and ‘Abhay’ (2017).nnExpressing grief oover her untimely death, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said, she will be remembered for her immense contribution to Odia film and TV industry.nnOdisha Pradesh Congress Committee president Niranjan Patnaik said her demise has left a void in the Odia film industry that cannot be filled.

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