Veteran Odia actress Mahashweta Ray to join BJP


Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia actress Mahashweta Ray to join BJP tomorrow at party head office in Bhubaneswar in the presence of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. This was informed by the BJP spokesperson Pitambar Acharya.

The party will organise a mega event for the same at 11 am tomorrow. Her joining in BJP would strengthen the party in grassroots.

Mahasweta Ray has been a leading actress in Odia as well as in the Bengali film industry. Mahasweta Roy Only One Film acted in Telugu language Tollywood Megastar Chiranjeevi. Ray has often been critically acclaimed as one of the best Odia actresses so far. She has won awards for her performances in many movies. “Sesa Shrabana” was her first movie with legendary actors Prashanta Nanda and Hemanta Das. She is actively associated with the Odia film industry, doing some character roles and some tele-serials.