Cuttack: Veteran Odia film actress Anita Das breathed her last today at the an early age of 57 sending shockwaves in the Ollywood film industry as well among thousands of her cine fans across the length and breadth of the state. She died of cardiac arrest at her residence near Shelter Chhak here.
Anita Das has acted in over hundred movies making her feature film debut in award winning “Jajabar” in 1975.
Some of her scintillating performances were in films like Tapasya (1976), Maa O Mamata (1980), Swapna Sagar (1983), Pua Mora Kalathakura (1988), Ki Heba Sua Posile(1991) and many more to name.
Expressing deep grief over the untimely and premature death of Anita Das, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said she will be remembered for her immense contribution to Odia film and television industry.