Bhubaneswar: Famend Odia actor Bijay Mohanty died on Monday (July 20, 2020) aged 70 following a chronic sickness.
Mohanty’s followers throughout the county prolonged their condolences together with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik who stated that his demise marks the top of an period and has created a deep void within the Odia movie trade.
He additionally introduced that the physique of the veteran actor will probably be cremated with State Honours.
CM @Naveen_Odisha has expressed deep grief over the passing away of famend movie actor & director #BijayMohanty. CM stated, his demise marks the top of an period and has created a deep void in Odia movie trade. CM introduced that the veteran actor will probably be cremated with state honours.
— CMO Odisha (@CMO_Odisha) July 20, 2020
Expressing grief over the demise, CM stated, “I’m saddened to study of the demise of veteran actor Bijay Mohanty. The impression he left on the world of Odia artwork will at all times be remembered within the hearts of numerous artwork lovers. I lengthen my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households and need them effectively.”
Union Minister of Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan, who hails from Odisha additionally prolonged his condolences and stated, “I’m deeply saddened by the lack of the well-known actor Bijay Mohanty. His demise marked the top of an period on the planet of Odia cinema. Era after era, he was capable of bind his followers to the magic of artwork.”
“Wishing the well-being of the immortal soul and increasing condolences to the bereaved household. Could Mahaprabhu Sreejagnath give immense endurance and braveness to the household throughout this tough time,” added Pradhan.
Mohanty is survived by his spouse Tandra Ray, who’s an actor within the Odia movie trade, and daughter Jasmine.
A Nationwide College of Drama alumnus, Mohanty began his prolific movie profession within the Odia cinema in 1977.
He debuted with Chilika Tire and acted in quite a few Odia movies like Naga Phasa, Samay Bada Balaban, Danda Balunga and Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi.