Dilip Kumar

Sambalpur: Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away at a private nursing home here on Sunday.

Mishra had sustained critical injuries on head after falling down in his bathroom a couple of days back. He was admitted to a private nursing home in the city. However, he succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment.

Following his untimely demise, Odisha Cine Artiste Association has expressed deep anguish and offered condolences to the bereaved family.

A resident of Samablpur, Mishra had starred in Odia films ‘Mana Akasha’ released in 1974 besides ‘Krushna Sudama’ released in 1976.