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Renowned Odia film Actor Director Prashant Nanda

The legendary actor, director, lyricist, music composer Prashant Nanda was born on 2nd May 1947. He has worked not only in Odia Film Industry but also in other film industries like Bengali and Hindi. He was also the former Minister of State of Odisha. Prashant Nanda began his career as a child artist in the Odia film, Nua Bou (1961) and went on to win National Awards for his acting in Matira Manisha (1967) and Adina Megha (1970). He tied his hands on screenplay and direction in the year 1976 and has since made films not only in Odia but Hindi, Bengali and Bhojpuri as well. His films have won several states, national and international awards. Nanda served Odia Film Industry as an actor, director, screenplay writer, and lyricist and even as a playback singer. Such a versatile genius is quite rare in Indian cinema history. In 2009, his film Jianta Bhoota won National Film Awards under National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Environment/Conservation/Preservation Film category.

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He was the senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and Odisha state BJP Vice President and resigned from the primary membership of the party in August 2007. After that, he joined Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and currently he is a member of Biju Janata Dal (BJD). The legendary actor has acted as male lead and directed the Hindi film Naiyya released in the year 1979.  It is a remake of a successful Odia movie Shesha Shraban (1976).

Awards and Accreditation
In 1961 his debut movie Nua Bou was awarded National Film Awards
FitFat Bioscope Award, 2005

Filmography
Director –
Thukul (2012)
Jianta Bhoota (2009)
Kali Shankar (2007)
Bandhu (2007) (Bengali)
Om Shanti Om (2005)
Aakrosh (2004) (Bengali)
Krushna Kaberi (1999)
Bapa (1997)
Loot Taraj (1991)
Panchu Pandab (1989)
Lal Pana Bibi (1988)
Maa (1992)
Kandhei (1990)
Jaa Debi Sarba Bhuteshu (1990)
Nyaya Chakra (1989) (Bengali)
Golamgiri (1988)
Bagula Baguli (1987)
Hira Nila (1986)
Paka Kambal Pota Chhata (1986)
Jaga Balia (1985)
Dora (1984)
Swapna Sagar (1983)
Hisab Nikas (1982)
Pooja (1981)
Maa O Mamata (1980)
Naiyya (1979) (Hindi)
Balidan (1979)
Paheli (1977) (Hindi)
Shesha Shraban (1976)

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Actor
Loot Taraj (1991)
Kandhei (1990)
Panchu Pandab (1989)
Lal Pana Bibi (1988)
Golamgiri (1988)
Bohu Haba Emiti (1988)
Bagula Baguli (1987)
Hira Nila (1986)
Sabu Mayare Baya (1986)
Paka Kambal Pota Chhata (1986)
Jaga Balia (1985)
Dora (1984)
Swapna Sagar (1983)
Hisab Nikas (1982)
Hira Moti Manika (1981)
Pooja (1981)
Maa O Mamata (1980)
Balidan (1979)
Nirjhum Ratira Sathi (1979)
Gouri (1979)
Naiyya (1979) (Hindi) as Sonu
Taa Poi (1978)
Ae Nuhen Kahani (1977)
Naga Phasa (1977)
Bati Ghara (1976)
Krushna Sudama (1976)
Sindura Bindu (1976)
Shesha Shraban (1976) as Sania
Samaya (1975)
Mamata (1975)
Mana Akasha (1974)
Dharitri (1973)
Ghar Sansar (1973)
Adina Megha (1970) as Suresh
Bandhan (1969)
Matira Manisha (1967) as Chhakadi
Dasyu Ratnakar (1962)
Nua Bou (1961)

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Music Director
Thukul (2012)
Kali Shankar (2007)
Bandhu (2007) (Bengali)
Aakrosh (2004) (Bengali)
Krushna Kaberi (1999)
Bapa (1997)
Loot Taraj (1991)
Kandhei (1990)
Panchu Pandab (1989)

Lyricist
Jianta Bhoota (2009)
Kali Shankar (2007)
Jaa Debi Sarba Bhuteshu (1990)
Panchu Pandab (1989)
Lal Pana Bibi (1988)
Golamgiri (1988)
Bohu Haba Emiti (1988)
Bagula Baguli (1987)

Playback Singer
Jaa Debi Sarba Bhuteshu (1990)
Hira Moti Manika (1981)

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Courtesy : OdiaMovieDatabase

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