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Last Rites of Hara Patnaik performed in Cuttack

Cuttack, Jan 14: The entire Ollywood and the state mourned the death of veteran actor and director Hara Patnaik remembering his achievements and life. His last rites were performed at Satichaura crematorium in Cuttack today.

His daughter and nephew performed the last rites at the crematorium. The versatile actor, who reached the top with his outstanding performances in the film and television industries as both actor and director, had a liberal heart.

He left the world shattering his family, friends, near and dear and the entire world into deep grief. He will be felt each day and moment in the industry, whose contribution is incomparable.

Patnaik passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar yesterday. He was suffering from cancer. His body was taken on a procession to the crematorium. His family, well-wishers, fans and industry people burst into tears to see their beloved Hara Patnaik is no more with them.

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