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Mortal remains of veteran actor Mihir Das consigned to flames with state honours at Satichaura Crematorium

Cuttack:12/1/22:Amid loud chants of ‘Mihir Bhai Amar Rahe’, the mortal remains of veteran actor Mihir Das were consigned to flames with full state honours at Satichoura crematorium in Cuttack on Wednesday morning. Das breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack yesterday afternoon.

Apart from family members and friends, a large number of people, including political leaders, Ollywood artists, fans and others gathered at the crematorium and bid a tearful adieu to the departed actor. Mortal remains of veteran actor Mihir Das consigned to flames with state honours at Satichaura Crematorium in Cuttack

His body was kept at his residence at Sector-8 in the millennium city for the public to pay their last respect to the departed soul.

Later, his mortal remains were bought to the crematorium in a procession in a flower-bedecked hearse van by his followers, friends and family members. A sea of a crowd gathered on both sides of the road to pay their tribute to the legendary actor.

Das (63), who is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, was suffering from kidney ailments for the past few years. Around a month ago he was admitted to a private hospital in Cuttack where he was on ventilator support and undergoing dialysis. However, he died yesterday afternoon.

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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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