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|Native name||ଅର୍ଚ୍ଚିତା ସାହୁ|
29th June 1990|
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
|Alma mater||KIIT University, Bhubaneswar|
Archita Sahu is an Indian actress and model. She is known for her career as an actor in various Ollywood movies. She played the leading female role in several hit Odia movies like Babu I Love You, Mu Eka Tumara, Chocolate and 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 in 2013 and won Lakme Absolute Femina Miss Eyeconic Eyes. She also won Miss Talented and Miss Stylish Hair titles in the finale.
Before entering into acting,she was a classical dancer. Sahu is a trained Odissi dancer who started learning Odissi dance when she was six years old. She has completed Visharad in Odissi from Akhil Bharat Mahavidyalaya.
Sahu 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 is O My Love which was released in 2005. To her credit she has many superhits and 100-day blockbusters. She is now adjudged as the top actress in Odia film industry.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 Odia film industry to bag State Film Award as Best Actress for 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. She has Performed in many grand events for different occasions including The Grand Opening ceremony of Hockey India League for Two years.
|2005||O My Love|
|2006||Babu I Love You, De Maa Shakti De|
|2007||To Bina Mo Kahani Adha, To Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama, Dhanare Rakhibu Sapatha Mora|
|2008||Mu Sapanara Soudagar, Mate Ani Dela Lakhye Faguna|
|2009||Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila, Keun Dunia Ru Asila Bandhu, Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora|
|2010||Aalo Mora Kandhei, Tora Mora Jodi Sundara|
|2012||Thukul, Kebe Tume Nahan Kebe Mu Nahin, Shapath, Raja Jhia Sange Heigala Bhaba|
|2013||ACP Sagarika, The Light: Swami Vivekananda, Mun Eka Tumara|
|2016||Hela Mate Prema Jara|
Bye Bye Dubai
Chati Tole Ding Dong (2016 film)
Shiva Not Out
Awards and accreditation
- Star Entertainer of the year 2017,9th Tarang Cine Awards 2018 for the film Shiva Not Out
- Best Actor Female,
- 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
- Best Actress, Tarang Cine Awards
- 2012 (Chololate)
- 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"
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- Madhusree Ghosh, TNN (2012-09-23). "Archita is ready for some action - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2013-01-21.
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- "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. Archived from the original on 2012-05-15. 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. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
She won the Pond’s Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 first runner-up title
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- "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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