Odia Film Maker Amiya Patnaik Passes Away
Veteran Odia filmmaker Amiya Ranjan Patnaik on Friday passed away at a private hospital in New Delhi. He was 63.
He breathed his last at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon (Gurugram).
He had been undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer since the last couple of days.
He is survived by wife Seema Patnaik and son Anupam Patnaik, a known producer in Odia film industry.
Amiya Patnaik made his directorial debut with the film ‘Mamata Mage Mula’ (1985).
Some of his fims are ‘Hakim Babu’ (1985), ‘Pua Mora Kala Thakura’ (1988), ‘Raja Rani’ (1989), Asuchi Mo Kalia Suna (1989), ‘Paradeshi Babu’ (1999) and Babu I Love You’ (2005).