Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the untimely death of noted Ollywood actor and comedian Salil Mitra.
The Odisha CM expressed his profound grief over the sad demise of the actor and extended condolences to the bereaved family.
In a Twitter post, Naveen explained the late actor a legend and said that the impression the actor left through his work will always remain alive for generations to come.
Mitra was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here after sustaining critical injuries in a road accident in Keonjhar on May 12.
He was initially admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and later shifted to the private hospital in the capital city.
Mitra passed away last night. He was 52.
A pall of gloom descended on the Ollywood fraternity after the demise of the actor.