Bhubaneswar, Jan 29, (LocalWire): Odia Cine Artists Association felicitated veteran actress Namrata Das with the Bhumi Kanya Award for her four-decade-long contribution towards the Odia film industry.
The versatile actress debuted in Ollywood in 1973 with her movie ‘Dharitri.’ Popularly known as Dolly Apa, Das still remains a household name for her outstanding performance as a doting mother and grandmother.
Das is also the recipient of a state award for her versatile acting in the film ‘Lakhmi Pratima.’
The award was granted to the legendary Namrata Das for her lifetime contribution towards the Ollywood at the Association’s annual function amidst a grand event held on 26th January, 2020.
She has also been granted with a cheque of Rs 1 lakh along with a certificate and an Uttariya.
The President of the Association Sidhanta Mohapatra, Secretary Sritam Das, actor Suresh Mishra, Pradyumna Lenka, Maheswata Ray, and others senior actors were also present during the award-giving ceremony.
Edited by Meenal Singh