Bhubaneswar, 01st July, 2016 (OdishaLIVE Bureau): Grief prevails in Odia Film Industry and all shooting is canceled today as leading film producer Kusha Ranjan Patnaik died in road accident on Thursday night in Bhubaneswar.
Patnaik, who was also the president of the Odia Film Producers’ Association, while crossing the road at Ram Mandir square got hit by a speeding bike and was seriously injured. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Patnaik’s sudden departure pervaded mourns in Odia film industry. His last rituals will be performed today.
Kusha Ranjan had produced many movies, in which Kandhei Akhire Luha, Kehi Jane Bhala Lagere and Chocolate are the remembered ones.