Actress Jharana Das Family, Movies, Husband, Biography, Wiki

By | February 7, 2024
Actress Jharana Das Family, Movies, Husband, Biography, Wiki

Actress Jharana Das Biography

Actress Jharana Das (ଝରଣା ଦାସ), a prominent figure in Indian Odia cinema (Ollywood) and journalism, left an indelible mark on the industry through her notable contributions.

Early Career

  • Commenced career in the 1960s as a child artist and announcer at All India Radio, Cuttack.
  • Created creative content in drama, song, and film.
  • Served as an assistant station director at Doordarshan in Cuttack.

Challenges and Triumphs

  • Opted for a career in movies during a time when few ventured down that path.
  • Faced opposition from family; brother, an Indian Air Force officer, persuaded family to support her decision.
  • Underwent voice culture training in Kolkata, enhancing her performance in films.

Personal Information

  • Born in 1945.
  • Passed away on December 2, 2022, in Cuttack, Odisha, aged 76–77.
  • Resting place: Cuttack, Odisha, India.


  • Conflicting reports on age, with most sources indicating 77 years.
  • Birth date aligns with 1945, making it more likely and consistent information.

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Actress Jharana Das Movies (Filmography)

Jharana Das transitioned to acting and gained fame through remarkable performances in films such as:

  • Amadu Bata
  • Bari
  • Sri Jagannath
  • Adina Megha
  • Abhinetri
  • Hisab Nikas
  • Pujafula
  • Malajanha
  • Heera Nella

Jharana Das Played the female lead in around 40 films. Also served as the assistant station director of Doordarshan in Cuttack and was a trained classical dancer. Her Husband worked as the cameraman on her film “Malajanha.”

Actress Jharana Das Awards and Recognitions

  • Directed a biographical documentary film on Harekrushna Mahatab, a freedom fighter and former chief minister.
  • Received the Lifetime Contribution Award of Jaydev Puraskar in 1977.
  • Honored with the Mentor Kelucharan Mohapatra Award for lifetime achievement in 2016.
  • Jaydev Puraskar Award 1977
  • Mentor Kelucharan Mohapatra Award 2016

Passing Away

  • Jharana Das passed away at her residence in Cuttack on December 2, 2022.
  • Demise acknowledged by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu.
  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed sorrow and announced full state honors for her last rites.
  • Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan extended condolences.
  • In a statement, Patnaik mentioned, “Her impactful performance on stage and film will always be remembered. May her soul rest in peace, and my condolences to the bereaved family.”