Bhubaneswar: Noted Odia actor and ‘Gopala Rahasya’ fame Rabi Mishra passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital here today.
Sources said he was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest.
The eminent actor ruled the Odia film and television industries for over two decades. He acted in superhit films like Bhai Hela Bhagari, Sakala Tirtha, Soubhagyabati, Maa Pari Kie Haba, Rakhi Bhijigala Aakhi Luha Re, Mana Rahiagal Tumari Thare, Mukhyamantri, Dhauli Express and many more.
In his movies, Mishra excelled in both positive and negative characters. He was currently playing the father character in a daily soap titled ‘He Prabhu’ on an entertainment channel.
Soon after reports of his demise surfaced, condolence started pouring from different quarters for the departed soul.
Expressing deep grief over his death, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the actor’s contribution to Odisha’s film and television industries will always be remembered.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଅଭିନେତା ରବି ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ନିଜ ନିଖୁଣ ଅଭିନୟ ଦ୍ୱାରା ଅନେକ ଲୋକପ୍ରିୟ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ଓ ଧାରାବାହିକରେ ସେ ଛାଡ଼ି ଯାଇଥିବା ଛାପ ତାଙ୍କୁ ସର୍ବଦା ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ କରି ରଖିବ। ତାଙ୍କ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 20, 2021
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also took to Twitter and condoled the senior actor’s death. He said Mishra’s flawless performance in television series had made him popular in every household in the state.
ଲୋକପ୍ରିୟ ଅଭିନେତା ରବି ମିଶ୍ରଙ୍କ ବିୟୋଗ ଖବର ଶୁଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ ଓ ମର୍ମାହତ । ‘ଗୋପାଳ ରହସ୍ୟ’ ଧାରାବାହିକରେ ନିପୁଣ ଓ ବଳିଷ୍ଠ ଅଭିନୟ ତାଙ୍କୁ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ଘରେ ଘରେ ପରିଚିତ କରାଇଥିଲା । କଳା ଜଗତ ପ୍ରତି ତାଙ୍କର ଅବଦାନ ଚିରସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ହୋଇରହିବ । ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗକୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଇବା ସହ ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରୁଛି ।
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) January 20, 2021