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Veteran Odia movie editor Deben Mishra died after suffering a cardiac arrest

Bhubaneswar18/8/20:Veteran Odia movie editor Deben Mishra died after suffering a cardiac arrest here late on 15th , August 2020,.He was admitted to a private hospital where he breathed his last.

An alumnus of The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, he started his career in Bollywood and was the assistant editor in the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’.

After working in 30 to 40 films in Mumbai, he returned to Odisha in 1997. After working for a few years in a news channel, he made his foray into Odia film industry in 2004. After working in 50 to 60 Odia films, he returned to television as head of post-production and creative head of an entertainment channel in .2011, Mishra returned to Ollywood again and started working with film director Sabyasachi Mohapatra.His elder brother, Gagarin Mishra, is a well-known cameraman and works with National Geographic.


Mishra had edited more than 80 Odia films. He debuted with movie Pua Mora Kala Thakura and won State Film Award for Paradesi Chadhei and Kasia Kapila. A pall of gloom descended on the Ollywood fraternity after the demise of Mishra.


About Editor in chief

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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