|Profession(s)||Actor and Jatra Director|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|Debut||Film (Odia): Paka Kambal Pot Chhata (1986)
Director (Jatra): Bhanga Aaina (1991)
|Awards||• Odisha State Film Award
• Abhinandia Puraskar
|Date of Birth||10 July 1963 (Wednesday)|
|Date of Death||24 June 2022|
|Place of Death||His residence in Prachi Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha|
|Age (at the time of death)||58 Years|
|Death Cause||Suicide (alleged) Odisha TV|
|College/University||• Karanjia College, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
• Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
|Educational Qualification||Studied drama at Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar, Odisha Hindustan Times|
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Married|
|Children||He has two daughters. (image in parents' section)|
|Parents||Names Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Raimohan Parida
- Raimohan Parida was an Indian actor and theatre play (jatra) director, who mainly appeared in Bengali and Odia films. On 24 June 2022, he allegedly committed suicide in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
- He started his career as an actor, and he came into the limelight with the Bengali film ‘Sagar’ (1987). He acted in more than 100 Odia and Bengali films like ‘Singha Bahini’ (1998), ‘Suna Bhauja’ (1994), and ‘Mental’ (2014) for which he gained immense popularity. He mainly played negative characters in various films.
- His dialogue “Heiti Anani Jyoti Mashtrani” became a famous meme on social media channels.
- He also worked as an artist in various theatre plays or jatras. He played villain roles in various jatras and became very popular.
- On 24 June 2022, reportedly, he hanged himself and committed suicide at his residence in Prachi Vihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Later, his body was sent to the Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar for post-mortem. According to the media source, he sent a ‘bye’ text to his wife and daughters before committing suicide.
- The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik shared his grief on Raimohan’s demise through his Twitter account. He tweeted,
I am saddened to learn about the untimely demise of Raimohan Parida. His absence will always be felt in various fields of art, from drama to Jatra and film. He will be remembered for his impeccable acting. My sincere condolences to the bereaved families.”