Bijay Mohanty is confirmed dead at the age of 70.
Bijay was best known as a Indian actor (Naga Phasa).
Bijay Mohanty
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Bijay Mohanty in Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Born(1950-04-08)8 April 1950
Died20 July 2020 (aged 70)
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Model
Years active1977-2020
Spouse(s)Tandra Ray
Children1
Parent(s)Shantilata Mohanty (mother)
Adikanda Mohanty (father)
Bijay Mohanty (8 April 1950 – 20 July 2020) was an Indian film actor of Odia Cinema. He won the National Film Awards.
Contents
1 Early life
2 Career
3 Political career
4 Personal life
5 Awards and honours
6 Filmography
7 Death
8 References
9 External links
Early life
Mohanty was born in 1950 at Pandiri (Kendrapara and brought up in Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Orissa. He started acting in his school days while studying in M.K.C High School. After his graduation from BA, he joined the National School of Drama. He passed successfully from the NSD with classmates like Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Om Puri etc. He acted in the theatres and stayed in Delhi up to 1975. After returning to Odisha, he devoted himself to directing plays.
Career
In 1977, he started his career in the Oriya film industry with the film Chilika Tire which won the National Award for that year. Initially he was opted mostly for negative roles. Naga Phasa, Samay Bada Balaban, Danda Balunga, Sahari Bagha, Chaka Bhaunri and Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi are some of his most notable films in this role. He has acted almost all kinds of roles ranging from hero, villain, comedian, character roles etc. In every field he left his uncomparable mark. Other notable films include Arati (1981), Mamata Mage Mula (1985), Aei Aama Sansara (1986), Aama Ghara Aama Sansara (1991), Ki Heba Sua Posile, Bhisma Pratigya (1993), Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994), Suna Panjuri, Laxman Rekha, Rakhi Bhijigala Akhi Luhare and I Love My India.
He also directed the movie Bhuli Huena.
He joined the Drama department of the Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya in 1977 and retired as a professor from the institute in the recent years.
Jugechha, a drama troupe that he formed in his native place Baripada was a well-known troupe and staged play in different parts of Orissa as well as the country.
Some of his television serials aired on Doordarshan include Asara Aloka, Sri Jagannath, Subhadra, Sara Akasa, Samaya Chaka, Sakalara Apekhya Re, Nadekhile Loka Dekhe, Mahayagyan and Bidhatara Khela.
Political career
Bijay joined Indian National Congress on 27 February 2014. He contested for member of Parliament from Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha seat in 2014 Indian general elections and lost. Recently he declared his resignation from congress citing that he was not actively involved in politics after the 2014 general elections.
Personal life
He has married to Tandra Ray, an actress of the Oriya film industry. The couple acted in a number of films opposite to each other. They have one daughter named Jashmine Mohanty..He passed away on 20th July, 2020.
Awards and honours
Jayadev Award - 2014(Odisha State Film Awards)
He was honoured with National Award for his contribution to art and literature.
Won the Odisha State Film Awards six times for Arati (1981), Mamata Mage Mula (1985), Ei Aam Sansara (1986), Aam Ghara Aam Sansara (1991), Bhisma Pratingya (1993) and Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994).
Orissa Cine Critics Award in 1987 for "Best Actor of the Decade".
Filmography
Mita Basichi Mu Bhuta Sathire (2013)
Daha Balunga (2013)
Hata Dhari Chaluthaa (2013)
Chhatire Lekhichi Tori Naa (2011)
Om Namaha Shivaya (2010)
Megha Sabari Re Asiba Pheri (2010)
Prema Adhei Akshyara (2010)
Dil Tate Deichi (2010)
Mu Kana Ete Kharap (2010)
Don (2010)
Tu Thile Mo Dara Kahaku (2010)
Love Dot Com (2009)
Romeo: The Lover Boy (2009)
Mukhyamantri (2009)
Shatru Sanghar (2009)
Dream Girl (2009)
Satya Meba Jayate (2008)
Mate Ta Love Helare (2008)
Kalinga Putra (2008)
Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu (2007)
Kali Sankar (2007)
Chaka Chaka Bhaunri (2007)
To Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama (2007)
Mahanayak (2007)
Mo Suna Pua (2007)
Mu Tate Love Karuchi (2007)
Nari Akhire Nian (2007)
Nari Nuhen Tu Narayani (2007)
I Love My India (2006)
Rakate Lekhichi Naa (2006)
Tu Mo Manara Mita (2006)
Tate Mo Rana (2005)
Priya Mo Priya (2005)
Agni Parikshya (2005)
Babu I Love You (2005)
Dharma Ra Heba Jay (2005)
I Love You (2005)
Prema Rutu Aslilare (2005)
Tu Mo Akhira Tara (2005)
Je Panche Para Manda (2003)
Katha Deithili Maa Ku (2003)
Sabata Maa (2003)
Ziddi (2003)
Sindura Nuhein Khela Ghara (2002)
Dharma Sahile Hela (2002)
Maa Kande Aaji Puate Pain (2002)
Maa Mangala (2002)
Rahichi Rahibi Tori Paain (2002)
Baazi (2001)
Dharma Debata (2001)
Mo Kola To Jhulana (2001)
To Akhi Mo Aina (1999)
Pua Mora Jagata Jita (1997)
Sakhi Rahila Ae Singha Duara (1994)
Kula Nandan (1995)
Mo Mana Khali Tori Pain
Samaya Chakare Sansara Ratha (2000)
Maha Sangram (2000)
Kasia Kapila (2000)
Sahara Jaluchi (2000)
Rakata Chinhichhi Nijara Kie (1999)
Janmadata (1999)
Kie Pochhiba Maa Akhira Luha (1999)
Mana Rahigala Tumarithare (1999)
Bou (1998)
Babu Parashuram (1998)
Laxmi Pratima (1998)
Ram Laxman (1997)
Savitri (1997)
Jibana sathi (1997)
Kie Kahara (1997)
Katha Rahigala Kala Kala Ku (1997)
Rakhi Bhijigala Aakhi Luha Re (1997)
Sasu Hathakadi Bhauja Bedi (1997)
Laxman Rekha (1996)
Vasudha (1996)
Sakhi Rakhiba Mo Shankha Sindura (1996)
Suna Panjuri (1995)
Pacheri Uthila Majhi Duaru (1994)
Lakshe Shiva Puji Paichi Pua (1994)
Gopare Badhuchi Kala Kanhei (1994)
Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994)
Bhagya Hate Dori (1993)
Pathara Khasuchi Bada Deulu (1993)
Anti Churi Tanti Kate (1992)
Bhisma Pratigyan (1992)
Naga Panchami (1992)
Panjuri Bhitare Sari (1992)
Ghara Mora Swarga (1992)
Ki Heba Sua Posile (1991)
Kotia Manish Gotiye Jaga (1991)
Ama Ghara Ama Sansara(1990)
Bastra Harana (1990)
Thakura Achanti Chau Bahaku (1990)
Ei Sangharsh (1990)
Chakadola Karuchi Leela (1990)
Hasa Luha Bhara Diniya (1990)
Daiba Daudi (1990)
Maa Mate Shakti De (1990)
Bidhira Bidhan (1989)
Asuchi Mo Kalia Suna (1989)
Sasti (1989)
Pratisodha Aparadh Nuhen (1989)
Chaka Aakhi Sabu Dekhuchi (1989)
Mamata Ra Dori (1989)
Sagar (1989)
Michha Maya Sansar (1989)
Jahaku Rakhibe Ananta (1988)
Pua Moro Kala Thakura (1988)
Bada Bhauja (1988)
Kasturi (1987)
Suna Chadhei (1987)
Thili Jhia Heli Bohu (1987)
Basanti Apa (1987)
Tunda Baida (1987)
Eai Ta Dunia (1987)
Bhuli Huena (1987)
Chhamana Atha Guntha (1986)
Manika (1986)
Sanskar (1986)
Chaka Bhaunri (1985)
Ei Aama Sansar (1985)
Sata Kebe Luchi Rahena (1985)
Mamata Mage Mula (1985)
Sahari Bagha (1985)
Hakim Babu (1985)
Sankha Sindura (1985)
Pooja Phula (1985)
Jaga Hatare Pagha (1985)
Para Jhia Ghara Bhangena (1985)
Jai Phula (1984)
Kaberi (1984)
Janani (1984)
Jeevan Sangram (1984)
Dora (1984)
Danda Balunga (1984)
Swapna Sagara (1983)
Ram Rahim (1983)
Astarag (1982)
Samaya Bada Balaban (1982)
Tike Hasa Tike Luha (1981)
Arati (1981)
Kie Jite Kie Hare (1981)
Sautuni (1979)
Pati Patni (1978)
Samarpana (1978)
Pipasa (1978)
Chilika Teerey (1977)
Suna Sansar(1978)
Naga Phasa (1977)
Death
Bijay Mohanty died in a private hospital at the age of 70 on 20th July 2020 evening in Bhubaneswar. He was rushed to the hospital by his family members when he did not responded them. And he was declared dead on arrival.
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