“I am saddened to hear the demise of Raimohan Parida, a popular artist and senior cine actor in Odisha. His lively and extraordinary performances in Odia films and Jatra made him popular at every household in the State,” the Union Minister tweeted in Odia.
“I express my condolences to the bereaved families. May the departed soul rest in peace. Om Shanti,” he added.
ଓଡ଼ିଶା ସିନେ ଓ ଯାତ୍ରା ଜଗତରେ ତାଙ୍କ ଭଳି ଜଣେ ପ୍ରତିଭାବାନ ବ୍ୟକ୍ତିଙ୍କ ମୃତ୍ୟୁକୁ ବିଶ୍ୱାସ କରି ହେଉନାହିଁ । ଅଭିନୟ କ୍ଷେତ୍ରରେ ତାଙ୍କ ଦ୍ୱାରା ସୃଷ୍ଟି ହୋଇଥିବା ସ୍ୱତନ୍ତ୍ର ସ୍ଥାନ କେହି ନେଇପାରିବେ ନାହିଁ । ଦିବଙ୍ଗତ ଆତ୍ମାର ସଦଗତି କାମନା କରିବା ସହ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପରିବାର ବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି । ଓଁ ଶାନ୍ତି — Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) June 24, 2022
Parida, a veteran Ollywood actor, was found hanging at his residence at Prachi Vihar in the State Capital this morning. He was 58.
Popularly known for his negative roles, Parida had acted in over 90 Odia and 15 Bengali movies. He had also acted in severa Jatras shows.
A pall of gloom descended on the Odia film industry as it lost one of its stalwarts.