Sambalpur, May 15: Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra was shot by unidentified miscreant near his residence at Budharaja gate in Sambalpur yesterday night. He was taken to the Sadar hospital, lather rushed to Burla medical for treatment. His condition is critical.
The actor was shot when he was discussing with his friend at the gate at around 9.30 pm. The road was rush. Taking the advantage, an identified man opened fire at two randomly. Mishra sustained injuries to his neck and chest and his friend was injured on his shoulder.
Mishra fell down and was taken to the hospital.
Police have begun investigation into the matter. The land dispute might have been the reason behind the attack, the police suspected.
Mishra has acted in the odia films - Krushna Sudama and Bandhu Milan.