Bhubaneswar: In what came as a shocker for the people of Odisha, noted Ollywood actor and Jatra artiste Raimohan Parida was found hanging at his residence in the state capital this morning.
Though the exact reason behind him taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, family dispute is suspected to have led to the incident.
On receiving information, the Mancheswar police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. A scientific team also reached the spot for probe. Police are investigating as to why and under what circumstances the actor took the extreme step.
The body has been sent to hospital for post-mortem.
A native of Keonjhar district, Raimohan is survived by wife and two daughters.
Born on July 10, 1963, Raimohan is known for his negative roles. He has acted in over 90 Odia and 15 Bengali movies. He has also performed in Jatras and theatre plays.
The actor had acted in several superhit movies, including Rama Laxman, Aasibu Kebe Saji Mo Rani, Naga Panchami, Udandi Sita, Tu Thile Mo Dara Kahaku, Rana Bhumi, Singha Bahini, Kulanandan and Kandhei Aakhire Luha.
A pal of gloom descended soon after reports of his sudden demise surfaced.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his deep grief over the sudden demise of noted actor.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଅଭିନେତା ରାଇମୋହନ ପରିଡ଼ାଙ୍କ ଅକାଳ ବିୟୋଗ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ନାଟକଠୁ ଆରମ୍ଭ କରି ଯାତ୍ରା, ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ପରି କଳାର ବିଭିନ୍ନ କ୍ଷେତ୍ରରେ ତାଙ୍କର ଅନୁପସ୍ଥିତି ସର୍ବଦା ଅନୁଭବ ହେବ। ତାଙ୍କ ନିଖୁଣ ଅଭିନୟ ପାଇଁ ସେ ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ରହିବେ। ଅମର ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା ସହ ଶୋକାକୁଳ ପରିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କ ପ୍ରତି ମୋ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 24, 2022