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Veteran Odia cinematographer Gagarin Mishra passed away

Bhubaneswar:9/9/20:  Veteran  Odia cinematographer Gagarin Mishra passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Mumbai. He was 67. Sources said Mishra was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest.DOP Gagarin Mishra had returned from Odisha yesterday after attending his elder brother’s Deven Mishra funeral.

The cinematographer has several Odia movies to his credit,  including Phula Chandana and Nai Separi Kanaka Gori. Besides, he has also worked in many Bollywood films like Betaab, Akayla, Tezaab, Chaalbaaz, and Wajood. He also worked with National Geographic.

He is younger brother of renowned film Editor Late Deven Mishra who passed away on 15th August before 25days. Yesterday evening left Bhubaneswar and moved to Mumbai with his family. At night he felt something and moved to the hospital.


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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