Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia actor Jeebananada Panda, known as Jeeban Panda is all set to make his Bollywood debut with a crime-drama titled ‘One Day’, where he will share screen space with Anupam Kher and Zareen Khan among others.
Panda, who has carved a niche for himself in the Odia film and TV industry for portraying comic characters, is playing a very serious role in the upcoming film.“I am essaying a Muslim man who has a hotel in Ranchi and the story revolves around me and my friend, another hotelier from Kolkata,” said the actor
The Bhubaneswar-based actor has completed shooting his part in Ranchi and Mumbai which according to him taught him various new things like the working style of Bollywood filmmakers and actors.
When asked how he landed up the Bollywood film, Panda said: “It was a sheer luck and surprise”.Panda, the son of late veteran actorLate Radha Panda (from 1967-1987), has acted in over hundered films and thirty TV serials in Odia, Bengali and other languages. He has a sizeable fan following and had the audience in splits with his impeccable comic timing