Bijay Mohanty Biography, Wiki, Age, Movies and More

Bijay Mohanty, one of the versatile actor of Indian film industry till date. He was born on 8th April 1950 to the Adikanda Mohanty and Shantilata Mohanty at Kendrapada but was brought up at Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Odisha. He completed his schooling from M.K.C High School followed by his graduation in BA. After completion of this graduation, he joined National School of Drama from where he was qualified successfully.

Career

Until year 1975, he stayed in Delhi and continued acting in theatres. After returned to Odisha, he directed in plays. His directed movie is Bhuli Huena. He started his career with Chilika Tire which was well appreciated and won National Award in the year 1977. He left his uncomparable mark in almost all roles ranging from hero, villain, comedian, character roles, etc. Some of his acted notable films include Naga Phasa, Samay Bada Balaban, Danda Balunga, Sahari Bhagha, Chaka Bhaunri, Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi, Arati, Mamata Mage Mula, Aei Aama Sansara, Aama Ghara Aama Sansara, Ki Heba Sua Posile, Bhai Hela Bhagari, Suna Panjuri, Laxman Rekha, Rakhi Bhijigala Akhi Luhare, I Love My India and many more. He has been seen in the television serials which include Asara Aloka, Sri Jagannath, Subhadra, Sara Akasa, Samaya Chaka, Sakalara Apekhya Re, Nadekhile Loka Dekhe, Mahayagyan, and Bidhatara Khela which were telecast on Doordarshan.

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He joined the Drama department of the Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya in the year 1977and recently he has retired from the institute. He formed a well-known troupe Jugechha at Baripada which staged play at different parts of Odisha as well as country. He joined Indian National Congress on 27th February 2014 for which he contested from Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha Seat for Member of Parliament but losi it. Recently he resigned from congress citing he was not active after 2014 general elections. He tied knot with actress of Odia industry, Tandra Ray and they have one daughter named Jasmin Mohanty.

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Bijay Mohanty Personal Data

  • Real Name: Bijay Mohanty
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Politician
  • Date of Birth: 8th April 1950
  • Age: 70 Years (as of 2020)
  • Birthplace: Pandiri, Kendrapada, Odisha
  • Sex: Male
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Tandra Ray
  • Children: One daughter – Jasmin Mohanty
  • Resides In: Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Awards

  • Jayadev Award – 2014 (Odisha State Film Awards).
  • He was honoured with National Award for his contribution to art and literature.
  • Won the Odisha State Film Awards six times for Arati (1981), Mamata Mage Mula (1985), Ei Aam Sansara (1986), Aam Ghara Aam Sansara (1991), Bhisma Pratigya (1993), and Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994).
  • Orissa Cine Critics Award in 1987 for ‘ Best Actor of the Decade’.

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