Famous Odia movie director and actor Sadhu Meher who has made vital contributions to Odia cinema and Bollywood has handed away at his Mumbai residence. He was 84.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief on social media. He wrote within the caption, “The demise of Shri Sadhu Meher Ji is a profound loss for the world of movies and our cultural heritage. A stalwart in each Hindi and Odia cinema, his cinematic performances and dedication was exemplary. My ideas are together with his household, colleagues, and plenty of followers mourning this irreplaceable loss. In his reminiscence, we cherish the wealthy inventive heritage he leaves behind. Om Shanti.”
Sadhu Meher started his profession in Hindi movies, however later he made his shift in direction of Odia movies. The veteran actor received Nationwide Movie Award for Greatest Actor for Ankur. He was then conferred with Padmashree Award in 2017. He’s additionally a recipent of Odisha Movie Award for Excellent contribution to Cinema of Odisha.
His different works in filmmaking embrace Abhimaan, Aparichita, Want, Abhilasha, Gopa re Badhhuchhi Kala Kanhei. He has additionally acted in movies together with Bhuvan Shome, Manthan, Inkaar, Safed Haathi, Mrigayaa, Debshishu, Uttoran, Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehtey Hain, Bhagya Na Jaane Koi and Jai Jagannatha.
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