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Eminent Odia film director, writer, and cinematographer Raju Mishra passed away

Jatani:2/11/20: Eminent Odia film director, writer, and cinematographer Raju Mishra passed away at his residence in Jatni on Monday. He was 72. Family sources said Mishra suffered a cardiac arrest after returning from a bank. Talking to media, his bereft wife Pratima Mishra informed that he had been to the bank in the prenoon hours and back at home he sat down on the sofa being exhausted when he collapsed. Although he was rushed to a private hospital, doctors declared him brought dead. An alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India, Mishra debuted in the industry with the film ‘Ulka’ as a cameraman, Director along with Surya Mishra, and composed music jointly with Bibhu Mohanty.  ‘Ulka’  film was released in29.05. 1981.

Later, he went into filmmaking and delivered hit films like Jor Jar Mulak Tar (1986), Sagar Ganga (1994), Sata Michha (2003), and His other popular movies are‘Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi’, ‘Asuchi Mo Kalia Suna’, ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’, ‘Rupa Gaan Ra Suna Kaniya’,’ Laxmira Avisar ” Jibana Mrutyu, Hari Bhai Harena, Mamata Mage Mula, Singha Bahini and Pathara Khasuchhi Bada Deulu.. ‘

He was a multi-talented personality as he was simultaneously a very good cinematographer, music composer, lyricist, dialogue and screenplay writer apart from an able director. He was working as a cameraman in Nirad Mahapatra “Maya miriga” and Biplap ray Choudhary film “Nirbachan”, both the film had won national film award.

 

About Ashok Palit

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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