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29 June 1990 |
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Archita Sahu (ଅର୍ଚିତା ସାହୁ) (Born 29 June 1990) is an Indian actress and model. She is famous for her career as an actor in various Ollywood movies. She played the lead female role in several hit Oriya movies like Babu I Love You, Mu eka tumara, Chocolateand Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila. Besides movies, she has recently achieved great success as a model. She was the 1st runner up in Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 and won Lakme Absolute Femina Miss Eyeconic eyes. She also won Miss Talented and Miss Stylish Hair titles in the finale.
Archita was born in Bhubaneswar city.She completed her schooling from D.M School and B.Tech graduation from KIIT University. She is also an Odissi dancer who has won National Scholarship in Odissi dance. In 2004, she was crowned Miss Kalinga. Her first Oriya film was O My Love in 2005. To her credit she has many superhits and 100 day blockbusters. She is now adjudged as the top actress in Oriya film industry. Archita has a huge fan following in Odisha. Besides acting, she is involved in modelling and social work.. She has received the Best Newcomer and Best Actress awards for her celluloid performanes She is the only actress in Oriya film industry to bag State Award as best actress three times, awarded by Govt of Odisha. She is presently the Odisha State Ambassador of UNICEF and Govt. of Odisha for "Eradication of child labour". She is also the ambassador of Junior Red Cross. She was the only odia actress to be a part of IPL 5 as the brand ambassador of Deccan Chargers. She is the 1st runner-up of the Femina Miss India, Kolkata. She represented Odisha in Miss India 2013 pageant. She has won Miss Talented and Miss Stylish Hair titles in the finale.
Awards and accreditation
- Best Oriya Actor (female), Filmfare Awards East, 2013 (for film: Mu Eka Tumara)
- Best Actress, Odisha State Film Awards, 2011 (for the film: "Chocolate") 
- Best Actress, Odisha State Film Awards, 2009 (for the film: "Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora")
- Best supporting Actress, Odisha State Film Awards, 2006 (for the film: "Babu I love You")
- Best Actor (female) Show Time, Puri
- Best Actress, Banichitra Award
- Best Actress, Taranga Cine Awards
- 2012 (Chololate)
- 2010 ("Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora")
- Best Actor (female), ETV Oriya Cine Awards, 2012 (Chololate)
- Best Actor (female) 2007 – "To Bina Mo Kahani Adha" by Omshree Awards
- Best Actor (female) 2008 – "To Bina Mo Kahani Adha" by UMPA
- Best Actor (female) 2009 – "Mu Sapanara Soudagara" by Sapatha
- Best Actor (female) 2009 – "Mu Sapanara Soudagara" by Chalachitra Jagat
- Best Actor (female) 2010 – "Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila" by Kamyab
- Best Actor (female) 2010 – "Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora" by Chitrapuri
- Best Actor (female) 2010 – "Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora" by UMPA
- Best Newcomer Award 2005 – "O My Love"
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- Sharma, Vikash; Panda, Namita (2012-04-16). "Archita joins IPL celeb bandwagon". Calcutta, India: Telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2013-01-21.
- "Press Meet @ Cuttack | Official Website of Deccan Chargers IPL Team". Deccanchargers.com. 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2013-01-21.
- Kanungo, Laxminarayan (2013). "Olly diva Archita grabs Pond’s Femina Miss India Kolkata 1st Runner-up title | Odisha Reporter". odishareporter.in. Retrieved 30 January 2013. "She won the Pond’s Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 first runner-up title"
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- "Odisha 23rd state film awards announced | Business Standard". business-standard.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012. "Archita Sahu was selected for the best actress award for her performance in 'Chocolate'"
- "The Hindu : Other States / Orissa News : Banichitra annual awards for cinema presented". hindu.com (Chennai, India). 2011-05-15. Retrieved 22 January 2013. "Akash and Archita were awarded as the best actor and actress respectively."
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- "chalachitra » Third ETV Oriya Cine Awards – 2012". chalachitra.in. Retrieved 22 January 2013. "Best actor female Archita sahu Chocolate"
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