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Yesteryear Eminent odia actor and comedian Sagar Das passed away

Bhubaneswar, November.7.2017: (UNI) Yesteryear Eminent odia actor and comedian Sagar Das passed away on 6th, November, 2017 at the age of 77, at his Sahid Nagar  residence in Bhubaneswar.

The veteran actor was an employee   of Song and Drama Division of  Bhubaneswar,which is under I and B ministry of central Government.  Sagar Das started his acting career with Odia Avinetri.He was more popular for his comedy and in which song he had essayed the role.During his film career ha had acted only in four film;Avinetri,Kiea Kahar,Adin Megha and Bandhan.The  remarkable  song of odia film are:Aha Kuhana(Avinetri)Alapa Hasare Aneak asra Isra Paeli Bandhu(Adin Megha)Sabi Sabi T u ta mra Nalipan Bibi(Bandhan.)and most popular kite song sung by Akshaya Mohanty and penned by Naryan Prasad Singh was “Udi Udi ja mo Gudi(Kiea Kahar)Sagar was born in 1940 and son of Pravat Chandra Das .After his retire ment from Government job he had dedicated most of the time   for csocial work even he never face the camera  for any inter view about his past acting career.
Many artists of Ollywood and Jatra industry gathered at his residence and paid their tribute to the departed soul.
Family sources said his last rites would be performed  on TuesDay ie on7th,November,2017.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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