The Ollywood star Raimohan Parida also known for his negative roles in Odia cinema dies by hanging in his Udaypur Apartment at Prachi Vihar, Bhubaneswar. The death of the actor is suspected to be suicide, but the confirmed report for his death is unknown yet.
Raimohan hailed from the Keonjhar district and belonged to a well-to-do family. His childhood dream was to be an actor. He independently took part in theatres and Jatra and later rose to fame as a Jatra artist.
Raimohan got his big break in Ollywood with the movie ‘Sagar’ starring Bijaya Mohanty, Uttam Mohanty, and Aparajita in lead roles, and Raimohan offered an opposing position, where he nailed his character and gradually occupied a place in the Ollywood movie industry.
Raimohan, in his film career, has worked in over 100 blockbuster movies, which gave him much popularity, and soon, the name became irreplaceable. He has worked in both Odia cinema and Bengali cinema as well. His other unforgettable movies are ‘Bandhana,’ ‘Asibu Kebe Saji Mo Rani,’ ‘Tu Thile Mo Dara Kahaku,’ ‘Neija Re Megha Mote,’ ‘Chhati Chiridele Tu,’ ‘Kalishankar,’ ‘Toh Bina Mo Kahani Adha,’ ‘Toh Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama,’ ‘De Maa Shakti De,’ ‘Rakate Lekhichi Naa,’ ‘Mo Mana Khali Tumari Pain’ etc.
Raimohan is a recipient of the Odisha State Film Award in the category of best negative role. Also, the recipient of renowned Abhinandia puraskar.
Expressing grief to Raimohan’s departure, many Ollywood actors and actresses said their deep condolence to the bereaved family. Ollywood actor Siddhant Mahapatra wrote, “It is hard to believe such an actor, who has seen several ups and downs in life, can think of doing something like this as he was quite successful” further, he added conveying that last week at a family function he met Raimohan and had a good time and seemed nothing like depressed or abnormal.
Soon after the news exploded, Mancheswar Police rushed to the spot and recovered the body. The medical staff handled the body for postmortem formality, after which the body will be handed over to the family and relatives for the funeral.