Manimala Devi

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Manimala Devi
Born(1931-06-19)19 June 1931
Balibishi, Cuttack
Died16 June 2016(2016-06-16) (aged 84)
NationalityIndian
Years active1960–1990
Known forActress
ChildrenShankar Ghosh

Manimala Devi (19 June 1931 – 16 June 2016)[1] was an Indian Odia film actress.[2] Devi was born in the Bilibasi village of Cuttack, and stepped into the film world at the age of nine.[3] She never went to school. In 1945 she started to act in the Annapurna theatre of Cuttack.

The films in which Devi acted, including her first film, Shri Lokanath,[4] received national awards.[5] Audiences especially enjoyed the performances she shared with Samuel Sahoo.

Dramas[edit]

  • Chandaluni
  • Janaki
  • Chasha Jhia
  • Kala Pahada
  • Mukti Konark
  • Shree Jayadev

Films[edit]

  • Andha Diganta, 1990
  • Kichi Smruti Kichi Anubhuti, 1989
  • Nishiddha Swapna, 1988
  • Klanta Aparanha, 1985
  • Maya Miriga, 1984
  • Niraba Jhada, 1984
  • Kie Kahara, 1967
  • Bhai Bhauja, 1967
  • Kaa, 1966
  • Malajanha, 1965
  • Abhinetri, 1965
  • Jibanasathi, 1963
  • Laxmi, 1962[6]
  • Shree Lokanath], 1960

Awards[edit]

  • Kabisamrat Upendra Bhanja Award : 2008[7][8]
  • Jayadev Award: 2000[9]
  • Guru Kelucharana Mohapatra Award: 1999[10][11]
  • Odisha Sangeeta Nataka Academy Award : 1987 (Lifelong achievement Award))‌[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veteran actress Manimala Devi passes away". 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  2. ^ "ଅଭିନେତ୍ରୀ ମଣିମାଳା ଦେବୀ ଅସୁସ୍ଥ". Dharitri. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  3. ^ Palit, Ashok (2011). "Manimala: A Forgotten Queen of Orissa celluloid world, Orissa Entertainment News". orissadiary.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016. Born on June 19, 1931 Balibisi village, Cuttack Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Behera, Soumyaranjan (17 June 2016). "ଝଲସୁଥିବେ ଚିରଦିନ ମଣିମାଳା". ସମୟ. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  5. ^ Singha, Minati (2012). "Manimala Devi battles penury and disease - Times Of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 16 October 2012. She acted in over 100 plays and 30 feature films of which 14 received a national award, including her debut film Sri Lokanath
  6. ^ http://www.odisha.com/2016/06/16/%E0%AC%AE%E0%AC%A3%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%AE%E0%AC%BE%E0%AC%B3%E0%AC%BE-%E0%AC%A6%E0%AD%87%E0%AC%AC%E0%AD%80-%E0%AC%8F%E0%AC%95-%E0%AC%B8%E0%AD%81%E0%AC%AC%E0%AC%B0%E0%AD%8D%E0%AC%A3-%E0%AC%AF%E0%AD%81/
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-02. Retrieved 2014-12-01. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Manimala Devi, Prafulla Kar Conferred with 'Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja' Award". odisha.360.batoi.com. 2012. Archived from the original on 17 December 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2013. Manimala Devi, Veteran Odia actress conferred with the prestigious ‘Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja’ award, the highest award of the Orissa Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2008 Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ Singha, Minati (10 October 2012). "Manimala Devi battles penury and disease". Times of India. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Award for three veteran artistes". expressindia.com. 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2013. and Manimala Devi (Oriya cinema).
  11. ^ "The Tribune...Arts Tribune". tribuneindia.com. 1999. Retrieved 5 February 2013. and Manimala Devi (Oriya cinema).
  12. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Veteran-actor-Manimala-Devi-passes-away/articleshow/52785169.cms

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