Prashanta Nanda

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Prashanta Nanda
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Mebber: 12th and 14th Odisha Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded by Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
Succeeded by Prasanta Kumar Jagadev
Constituency Begunia
In office
Preceded by Harihara Sahoo
Succeeded by Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
Constituency Begunia
Personal details
Born Prashanta Nanda
(1947-05-02) 2 May 1947 (age 68)
Orissa, India
Political party Biju Janata Dal
Other political
Nationalist Congress Party, Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Anupama Nanda
Occupation Actor, director, screenplay writer, lyricist, playback singer, politician
Religion Hinduism

Prashanta Nanda (born May 2, 1947[1]) is an Oriya Movie actor and politician in the state of Odisha, India. He has worked in the Oriya Film Industry as an actor, director, screenplay writer, lyricist and playback singer. He was also the former Minister of State of Odisha.[2][3]

Life and career[edit]

In 1962, his debut movie Nua Bou won National Film Awards. Nanda served Oriya Film Industry as an actor, director, screenplay writer, and lyricist and even as a playback singer. In 2009, his film Jianta Bhoota won National Film Awards under National Film Award for Best Non-Feature Environment/Conservation/Preservation Film category.

He was the Bharatiya Janata Party's senior leader and Odisha state BJP Vice President and resigned from the primary membership of the party in August 2007.[4] After that he joined Nationalist Congress Party and after this now he is a member of Biju Janata Dal.

Nanda acted as male lead and directed the Hindi film Naiyya released in the year 1979.

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