Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (LocalWire) Veteran theatre artiste and director Nityananda Das succumbed to a massive heart attack at a private hospital in Puri late Wednesday night. He was 83.
According to reports, his mortal remains were taken to Annapurna Theatre in Cuttack where several artistes and intellectuals paid floral tributes to Das.
He was then taken to his residence at Balisahi before his last rites were performed at Puri Swargadwar.
Das has performed in over 150 plays in his career spanning from 1957 to 1990.