Cuttack, Nov 25: Noted Odia film actor Biren Routray passed away following a major heart attack here on Monday evening. He was 73. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.
Routray had acted in over 35 Odia films and rose to fame for his negative characters. His performances were outstanding in the films like "Bhishma Pratigyan", "Jaga Balia", "Bakta Salabega", "Danda Balunga", "Swapna Sagar" and "Hisab Nikash".
Many TV and film personalities rushed to his residence in Cuttack following the news to pay their last tributes to the veteran, whose place will remain vacant in the cine industry.
We Naxatra News Team pray his soul may rest in peace.