Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia Actor Ajit Das passes away. He was under treatment for Covid19 since a week. He was undergoing treatment at SUM Hospital after being tested positive for COVID19.
Chief Minister has expressed deep grief at the passing away of veteran Odia film personality Ajit Das. Describing Late Ajit Das as a great genius, Chief Minister said that he has left an indelible mark in Odia film industry as a versatile actor and director. A Former head of the Department of Drama at Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, the demise of Ajit Das has created a great void in the Odila film industry which will take years to fill. Ajit Das will continue to live in the hearts of innumerable cine lovers of Odisha, he added. Chief Minister has also conveyed his deep sympathy to the bereaved family.