Cuttack/Bhubaneswar: As soon as the news on death of veteran Ollywood Actor Mihir Das broke out today, people from all walks of life expressed grief.
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal condoled Mihir Das’ death and conveyed sympathy to the bereaved family. The Governor said Mihir Das will be remembered for his unique and excellent performance.
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ସିନେଜଗତର ପ୍ରଖ୍ୟାତ ଅଭିନେତା ମିହିର ଦାସଙ୍କ ପରଲୋକରେ ମାନ୍ୟବର ରାଜ୍ୟପାଳ ଗଭୀର ଶୋକ ପ୍ରକଟ କରିବା ସହିତ ତାଙ୍କର ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ସାନ୍ତ୍ଵନା ଜଣାଇଛନ୍ତି। ସ୍ବର୍ଗତ ଦାସ ଜଣେ ଶୀର୍ଷ ସ୍ତରର କଳାକାର ଭାବେ ନିଜର ଅନନ୍ୟ ଅଭିନୟ କଳା ପାଇଁ ସବୁରି ହୃଦୟରେ ରହିବେ ବୋଲି ମାନ୍ୟବର ରାଜ୍ୟପାଳ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିଛନ୍ତି l
— Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) January 11, 2022
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed sorrow and tweeted, “I am deeply saddened after receiving the news of Mihir Das’ death. Mihir Das will be remembered forever for his unique performance. His death is an irreparable loss to the Odia art world. I pray for the departed soul and express sympathy to the bereaved family.”
ବର୍ଷୀୟାନ ଅଭିନେତା ମିହିର ଦାସଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଓଡ଼ିଆ କଳା ଜଗତରେ ସେ ଛାଡିଯାଇଥିବା ଅଭିନୟର ଛାପ ତାଙ୍କୁ ସର୍ବଦା ଅମର କରି ରଖିବ। ତାଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗ ଓଡ଼ିଆ କଳାଜଗତ ପାଇଁ ଏକ ଅପୂରଣୀୟ କ୍ଷତି। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 11, 2022
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan condoled the veteran Actor’s death and stated a golden era of the Odia film industry has come to an end.
Pained by the untimely demise of legendary Odia film actor Shri #MihirDas.
A fine human being and a household name in Odisha, his performances won million hearts. An elder brother to me, Shri Mihir’s passing away is a personal loss. Condolences to his family and admirers. pic.twitter.com/F4oqQbIdUp
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) January 11, 2022
Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed grief and said Mihir Das was well known as an amicable and soft-spoken person. With the death of Mihir Das, an era for which he ruled in the Odia film industry for three decades has come to an end.
ଲୋକପ୍ରିୟ ପ୍ରଖ୍ୟାତ ସିନେ ଅଭିନେତା ଶ୍ରୀ ମିହିର ଦାସଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗ ଜନିତ ଖବର ଶୁଣି ମୁଁ ଅତ୍ୟନ୍ତ ମର୍ମାହତ ଓ ଦୁଃଖିତ । ଯଦିଓ ସେ ଦୀର୍ଘଦିନ ଧରି ଚିକିତ୍ସିତ ହେଉଥିଲେ, ଶେଷରେ ଜୀବନ ଯୁଦ୍ଧରେ ଜୀବନ ରଙ୍ଗମଞ୍ଚରୁ ଚିରଦିନ ପାଇଁ ବିଦାୟ ନେଇଛନ୍ତି । ତାଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗରେ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସିନେଜଗତରୁ ଏକ ଉଜ୍ଜ୍ୱଳ ତାରକା
— Governor of Andhra Pradesh (@governorap) January 11, 2022
Director and Producer Sanjay Nayak said, “I could not believe Mihir Das is not present among us. His death is an irreparable loss for the Ollywood industry. No one can fill the void left behind by the veteran Actor’s death.”
Actor Ashrumochan Mohanty said Mihir Das was a big-hearted person and created a new generation of actors.
Mihir Das passed away today afternoon while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack. He was 63.
Born in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district, Mihir Das is well-known for his versatile acting skill. He made his debut in an art film ‘School Master’. He was next seen in Mathura Bijay (1979).
The veteran Actor was given the Best Actor award by the state government for his performance in ‘Laxmi Pratima’ (1998) and ‘Pheria Mo Suna Bhauni’ (2005). Later, he received the Best Comedian award for ‘Mu Tate Love Karuchhi’ (2007).