Eminent Odia Film Producer Keshav Rout Passes Away
Cuttack: Eminent Odia film producer Keshav Chandra Rout passed away at his residence at Shankarpur are here on Sunday, family sources said.
He was 68 and survived by wife and two sons.
Rout, also a former member of the state Congress committee, suffered a massive cardiac arrest while having a meal.
Apart from producing several popular Odia films, Rout had also made a number of television serials.
An executive committee member of the Utkal Cine Chamber, he was made a member of the state Congress committee in 2016 when Prasad Harichandan was the PCC chief.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed condolences to the bereaved family of Rout.
“I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of noted film producer Keshav Rout,” Patnaik wrote on his Twitter handle.
ବିଶିଷ୍ଟ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ପ୍ରଯୋଜକ କେଶବ ରାଉତଙ୍କ ଦେହାନ୍ତ ବିଷୟରେ ଜାଣି ମୁଁ ଦୁଃଖିତ। ଅନେକ ଲୋକପ୍ରିୟ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ରରେ ପ୍ରଯୋଜକ ଭାବେ ତାଙ୍କ ଅବଦାନ ସର୍ବଦା ସ୍ମରଣୀୟ ରହିବ। ତାଙ୍କ ଶୋକସନ୍ତପ୍ତ ପବିବାରବର୍ଗଙ୍କୁ ମୋର ସମବେଦନା ଜଣାଉଛି।
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) June 30, 2019