Cuttack, Jan 12: The veteran Ollywood actor Mihir Das, who passed away on Tuesday, was laid to rest at Satichaura crematorium in Cuttack with full state honours. The actor was accorded with a ceremonial guard of honour.
The last rites was performed by his son Amlan Das in presence of fans and relatives.
Notably, Das was suffering from kidney-related ailments and was under medication for the past few years. Das was admitted to a private hospital in Cuttack after his health condition became critical and was put on ventilator support.
However, on Tuesday, Mihir Das lost his battle against kidney failure while he was in the hospital.
Born on 17 February 1966, he debuted in the Odia film industry with an art film School Master and then in commercial (non-art) film Mathura Bijay in 1979. He received wider applause and recognition for his performance in Pua Mora Bholashankar.
A veteran actor for more than three decades, he received the Best Actor award from the state government for his performance in movies Laxmi Protima in 1998 and Pheria Mo Suna Bhauni in 2005.