Eminent screenplay writer Subodh Patnaik dies at 70
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Cuttack: Eminent Screenplay and dialogue writer Dr. Subodh Patnaik passed away on Saturday morning. The ace writer suffered a massive heart-attack and died at his Khannagar residence. He was 70.
Patnaik, who earned accolades for his theatrical skills, screenplay and dialogue writing, started his career as a dialogue writer in Brajaraj movie’s DANDA BALUNGA (1984) and went on to script many super hit films.
Subodh, a doctor by profession, had penned dialogues for over 60 Odia movies and more than 30 television serials which included SABU MAYARE BAYA, JANANI, JAI PHOOLA, JAGA HATA RE PAGHA, SANKHA SINDOORA, SAHARI BAGHA, MAMATA MAGE MULA, BAJE BAINSI NACHE GHOONGURA, CHAKA BHAUNRI, EI TA DUNIAA, THILI JHIA HELI BOHU, PUA MORA KALA THAKURA MAMATA RA DORI, CHAKA AAKHI SABU DEKHUCHHI, BIDHI RA BIDHANA, TO BINU ANYAGATI NAHIN.
He was known for his commercial and punch-packed dialogues. His association and unique bonding with Akshaya Mohanty is a golden page in the annals of Odia film industry.
A pall of gloom descended on the Ollywood industry after the sudden demise of Patnaik. Many actors visited Patnaik’s residence to pay their tributes to the departed soul.