Report by Ashok Palit, Bhubaneswar: Veteran odia comedy actor Subrata Mohapatra died of a prolonged illness at Bhakati Vedant Hospital, Mumbai. He was 70; he is the first odia to get chance in Hindi movie as an actor after passed from FTI, Pune.
Subrata Mohapatra Was born in Banki in Cuttack district,. Subrata was contemeoperary of actor and director Sadhu Meher.He was settled at Mumbai and tries his luck in Hindi cinema, during his long span of career he has acted in Zindagi Ka Naam, Ek Naya Rishta,Zindagani,Chameli Ki Shaadi Anokha ModhEk Daku Saher MeinJagir Lakhon Ki BaatPrem RogBarsaat Ki Ek Raat,Arati ,Khwab,Ram Balram,Satyam Shivam Sundaram, Love Sublime, Aap Ki Khatir,Anurodh,Do Anjaane, Bada Kabutar, Amar Prem ,Johny Mera Naam , Buddha Mil Gaya andAradhana .
Subrata Mohapatra was also acted in first new wave odia cinema SEETA RATI(1982) directed by Manmohan Mahapatra,this is the first and last odia cinema of Subrart Mohapatra.