Asim Basu

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Asim Basu
Asim Basu in Bhubaneswar
Asim Basu in Bhubaneswar
Native name ଅସୀମ ବସୁ
Born (1935-11-30)30 November 1935
Died 1 February 2017(2017-02-01) (aged 81)
Occupation Production designer
Art director, Theater director, freelance columnist
Years active 1940-2017
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Footage from an interview with Asim Basu.

Asim Basu (Odia: ଅସୀମ ବସୁ) was an Indian theatre artiste and director, art director, painter and playwright.[1] Basu was known for his set design work in Ollywood movies and designing Oriya book covers and movie posters. He was awarded with Parampara Samman in 2012.[2] Basu died from a lung infection on 1 February 2017 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha at the age of 81.[3]

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  1. ^ Singha, Minati (22 February 2013). "Watching present day artistes, I feel Odia theatre is in safe hands: Asim Basu". Times of India. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Prafulla Kar, Asim Basu, Bhagirathi Mohapatra Honored with Parampara Samman-2012". Odisha360. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Eminent theatre personality Asim Basu passes away". Pragativadi. 1 February 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Asim Basu Archive". Archived from the original on 2 December 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2014.