Cuttack: Legendary Odia film actor Mihir Das passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Cuttack, his family said Tuesday.
Earlier, he was hospitalised after suffering a mild heart attack in December 2021.
In a career spanning over three decades, Das had won the Best Actor Award from the state government for his performance in Laxmi Protima in 1998 and Pheria Mo Suna Bhauni in 2005. His acting in Pua Mora Bholashankar brought him to the limelight.
Das has also received the Best Comedian Award for Mu Tate Love Karuchi in 2007 and Best Supporting Actor Award for Prema Adhei Akhyara in 2010.
Mihir was also a popular anchor in socially relevant programmes on television channels.
Condolences poured in from various quarters as reports of his untimely demise emerged.