Swaroop Nayak Passes Away

Bhubaneswar: Popular Odia Music directorSwaroop Nayak passedaway today after a longbattle with cancer. He was
76. He had been diagnosedwith throat cancer and wasunder treatment at a privatehospital in Cuttack.
He had worked on themusic of several Odiamovies and gifted a numberof hit film and album songs.
He had given musicdirection in 41 Odia films.Nayak was not only asuccessful music director
but also a lyricist, singerand actor. He had worked as a playback singer in six odiamovies. He had also acted
in six movies. He hadappeared as a child artist in’Jaydev’ in 1984. Born onFebruary 8, 1947, Nayak
started his career as a musicdirector in ‘Hira Nila’ in 1962.His famous dirctorial worksinclude ‘I Love You’, and
Pua Mora Bhola Shankar,Udandi Sita. Sashu GharaChalijibi, Mana RahigalaTumari Thare.Noted Film and music
director Sarada PrasannaNayak is his brother andpopular actress ParbatiGhosh is his sister.

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