Bhubaneswar: In a sad incident renowned Odia film and Jatra actor Raimohan Parida died today, reports said. The death of the actor is said to be a case of suicide.
As per reports, body of the actor was recovered from his house at Prachi Vihar in Palasuni area of Bhubaneswar on Friday morning. While reports say the actor committed suicide, the reason behind his death is yet to be ascertained.
Raimohan Parida initiated his career in Odia film through ‘Sagar’. Besides he has more than 100 films including many hit Odia films to his credit including ‘Bandhana’, ‘Asibu Kebe Saji Mo Rani’, ‘Tu Thile Mo Dara Kahaku’, ‘Neija Re Megha Mote’, ‘Chhati Chiridele Tu’, ‘ Kalishankar’, ‘Toh Bina Mo Kahani Adha’, ‘Toh Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama’, ‘ De Maa Shakti De’, ‘Rakate Lekhichi Naa’, ‘Mo Mana Khali Tumari Pain’, ‘Udandi Seeta’. He has also acted in many TV serials. He was also associated to the theatre world. Parida had won heart of Odia audience for his powerful acting and dialogue delivery.
Raimohan has also acted in more than 15 Bengali language films.
Besides Odia films and TV serials Raimohan is one of the top most Jatra actor of Odisha. He was a famous villain in Odia Jatra world. While many of his Jatras are very much popular, he is best known for his dialogue ‘Hei Anani’ (Swearing with the name of mother).
Parida is a recipient of Odisha State Film Award. He has also got Abhinandia puraskar.