Archita Sahu ( Odia: 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, Chocolate and . Besides movies, she has recently achieved great success as a model. She was the 1st runner up in Pond's Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila 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. 
Biography [ edit ]
Archita was born in
Bhubaneswar, Odisha. 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 performances Her pairing with Sabyasachi has been quite successful. 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 Oriya 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.
Filmography [ edit ]
O My Love
Babu I Love You, De Maa Shakti De
To Bina Mo Kahani Adha, To Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama, Dhanare Rakhibu Sapatha Mora
Mu Sapanara Soudagar, Mate Ani Dela Lakhye Faguna
Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila, Keun Dunia Ru Asila Bandhu, Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora
Aalo Mora Kandhei, Tora Mora Jodi Sundara
Thukul, Kebe Tume Nahan Kebe Mu Nahin, Shapath, Raja Jhia Sange Heigala Bhaba
ACP Sagarika, The Light: Swami Vivekananda, Mun Eka Tumara
Hela Mate Prema Jara
Awards and accreditation [ edit ]
Archita has won several awards in her film career till date including 3 state awards by
Government of Odisha. 
Best Actor Female,
7th Tarang Cine Awards 2016 (For the film:" Pilata Bigidigala") Best Actress,
6th Tarang Cine Awards 2015 (For the film:"Smile Please") Best Actress,
Oriya Film Fair Awards 2014 (for the film:"Smile Please") Best Actress,
Odisha State Film Awards, 2013 (for the film: "ACP sagarika")  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
Tarang Cine Awards
 2010 ("Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora")
Best Actor (female),
Etv Oriya Film 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 Soudagar" by Sapatha Best Actor (female) 2009 – "
Mu Sapanara Soudagar" 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"
References [ edit ]
^ "Archita Sahu News - Latest News, Popular News, Archita Sahu Latest Updates, News". indiatimes.com . Retrieved . 2013-03-17
^ Archita Sahu – Oriya Actress Biography, Hot Photo, OPL Wallpaper, Pics. Incredibleorissa.com (2011-08-08). Retrieved on 2012-07-10.
^ breakingnewsonline.net: Ollywood Actress Archita Sahu – A Profile accessdate=20 March 2012
^ "Archita Sahu-A lead Oriya Actress". orissaspider.com. 2012 . Retrieved . 20 March 2012
^ Sahu, Diana (2011-08-26). "Meet Archita, the bubbly actress". The New Indian Express . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "Archita Sahu News - Latest News, Popular News, Archita Sahu Latest Updates, News". In.com . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ TNN (2012-04-13). "Archita Sahu in funny mood - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ Priyanka Dasgupta, TNN (2012-06-09). "I am inspired by Rekhaji: Archita Sahu - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ Madhusree Ghosh, TNN (2012-09-23). "Archita is ready for some action - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "Meet Archita, the bubbly actress- Orissa- IBNLive". Ibnlive.in.com. 2011-08-26 . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "UNICEF India - Latest stories - Orissa Celebrates Global Handwashing Day". Unicef.org. 2010-11-09 . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "Bhubaneswar City-Entertainment,odia actress Archita,Profile of Archita". Mybhubaneswarcity.com. 2010-09-11 . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "Home of the Unstoppabulls - Brand Ambassador Archita Sahu in Conversation with Gayatri Reddy". Unstoppabulls.deccanchargers.com . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ 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
^ "Ollywood Actress Archita Sahu, Receiving the Best Actress Award for ‘Chocolate’, at the 23rd State Film Awards function at Utkal Mandap on Sunday". Odisha.360.batoi.com. 2012-11-26 . Retrieved . 2013-01-21
^ "Odisha 25th state film awards announced | Business Standard". business-standard.com . Retrieved . 21 November 2014 Archita Sahu was selected for the best actress award for her performance in 'ACP Sagarika'
^ "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.
^ "Tarang Cine Awards 2012 Winners | Best Film, Actor, Actress, Director". incredibleorissa.com . Retrieved . 22 January 2013 Best Actress – Archita Sahu (Chocolate)
^ "chalachitra " Third ETV Oriya Cine Awards – 2012". chalachitra.in . Retrieved . 22 January 2013 Best actor female Archita sahu Chocolate
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