Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed Odia actor Ajit Das who had tested positive for COVID-19 passed away today. Das was 71.
The famous Odia actor had was admitted to SUM COVID hospital here after testing positive of Tuesday. Born on January 20, 1949, Das had started his journey in 1976 as an antagonist in the movie Sindura Bindu.
Das had worked in a number of Odia movies and was also the former Head of the Department of Drama at Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya.
According to the veteran actor’s family members, Das was suffering from fever for the last seven days. His wife Maya Das has also tested positive for COVID-19.