Bhubaneswar, July 21 (LocalWire): Odia film luminary actor late Bijay Mohanty today was cremated at the Satya Nagar crematorium with full state honours as per the announcement of the state government.
The body of the deceased was taken from the hospital to his residence—Vaishnav Monarch at Rasulgarh Industrial Estate where the Odia cinestars and his followers in hundreds converged to pay their tribute to the veteran actor of Odia film industry.
Later his body was also taken to the Utkal Sangeet Vidyalaya where he was given guard of honours.
From the area, he was later taken to the Satya Nagar crematorium for his last rights.
His son-in-laws lit the pyre of the deceased putting an end of a historic voyage of the cinestar, considered as a doyen of the Odia film industry.
Several local film stars had the last glimpse of the actor at his residence today while most of them paid their respect on social media.