Monday, January 9, 2012

Odia actor Bijay Mohanty Biography and Stills

Odia actoOr Bijay Mohanty in Film Satyameba Jyate

Bijay Mohanty / Bijoy Mahanty the legendary Actor in Oriya / Odia  Cinema Industries has ruled since 33 Years and still  active in the Acting Field. His versatility in roles and acting in more than 180 films in Oriya, Bengali, Hindi and Telegu films brought him household name in Orissa.

Schooling and Education :
Bijaya Mahanty was born and brought up in Baripada the dist Head Quarter of Mayurbhanja District. He  was inclined towards drama sincce his 10th class. He always acts in Stage during his education up to BA classes. One Prasanna Mohanty, a senior from National School of Drama who came across his performance in stages, and encouraged to join National School of Drama then he joined National School of Drama. His Batch mates were Nasseruddin shah, Raj Babbar, Om Puri like eminent personalities.
Even after completing NSD  he remained in Delhi till 1975, for gathering considerable experiences in theatre acting and directing.Then he came back home and was in search of suitable job or work  in Orissa. He was about to left Orissa, a telegram from Dr Basant Mahapatra alias Babu Bhai reached to him calling for shooting at  Ranihat, Cuttack in Film  “Sankalpa”, which was to directed by Prafulla Mohanty  closed unexpectedly.
In the Mean time Bijaya Mohanty was directed many plays and also conducted a short term theatre training course for Orissa Government and was in contact with Sangeet Natak Academy secretary Manoranjan Das, whose dramas he had directed earlier. Once Das offered  Bijaya to become the first teacher in the Drama Department  of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya which was going to open shortly. Bijaya accepted the offer and joined as a Teacher in the Drama Department in 1977 and already retired as Professor from the Department of Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya , Bhubaneswar.
  
Career in Oriya / Odia Film Acting :

Once Lyricist Satyabrata Das informed to Bijaya Mohanty that director Biplab Rai Choudhury was waiting for him at Chilika along with the entire crew for shooting of film Chilika Tire. Bijaya rushed there  entered Oriya / Odia  film industry through that " Chilika Tire " but his first release was Naga Phasa - a superhit cinema which brought him popularity and establishment in oriya film world.“Chilika Tire” The film brought him  National Award later. Since then he is continuing his acting career unbroken even if changing to different character role as hero, villian, comedian, character role and others and has acted all these roles successfully to win thousands of Odia heart. Bijaya Mahanty has done well in  negative roles like Bipasha, Pati Patni, Sautuni, Samay Bada Balwan, Danda Balunga, Sahari Bagha, Chaka Bhaunri and Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi. Some of his films as a character artist are Ki Heba Sua Posile, Bhisma Pratigya, Bhai Hela Bhagari, Suna Panjuri, Laxman Rekha and Rakhi Bhijigala Akhi Luhare and ‘I Love My India’.

Bijaya Mahanty has also formed a drama troupe " Jugechha ", at Baripada  which has earned great popularity in different parts of Odisha  as well as the in the country.
He has also  sucessed in directorial debut in the film ‘Bhuli Hue Na’.

Personal Life

He has Married  his Co-actress Tandra Ray and lives in Bhubaneswar with his kids.

Career in  TV Anchoring and Serial Acting :

Bijaya Mohanty has acted in many TV Serials like  Asara Aloka, Sri Jagannath, Subhadra, Sara Akasa, Samaya Chaka, Sakalara Apekhya Re, Nadekhile Loka Dekhe, Mahayagyan and Bidhatara Khela etc has gained a great popularity in Duradarshan Bhubaneswar Channel.

Awards and Accreditation of Bijaya Mahanty :

He has won State Film Awards for six times : 

State Film Awards for films Arati (1981),
State Film Awards  for Film Mamata Mage Mula (1985),
State Film Awards for Film Aei Aam Sansara (1986),
State Film Awards for Film Aam Ghara Aam Sansara (1991),
State Film Awards for Film Bhisma Pratgya (1993),
State Film Awards for Film Bhai Hela Bhagari (1994),

Orissa Cine Critics Award in 1987 for best actor of the decade.


List of Oriya Films Acted by Bijaya Mahanty / Mohanty


2010 : Mu Kana Ete Kharap
2010 : Don
2010 : Tu Thile Mo Dara Kahaku
2009 : Love Dot Com
... aka "LdC" - India (English title) (promotional abbreviation)
2009 : Romeo: The Lover Boy
2009 : Mukhyamantri
2009 : Shatru Sanghar  .... Nagbhusan
2009 : Dream Girl
2009 : Mate Ta Love Helare
2009 : Kalinga Putra  ... aka "Son of the Soil"
2008 : Satya Meba Jayate
2007 : Chaka Chaka Bhaunri
2007 : Kali Sankar
2007 : Lakhmi Pratima  .... Janardhan
2007 : Lal Tuku Tuku Sadhaba Bahu  .... Dinabandhu
2007 : Mo Suna Pua
2007 : Mu Tate Love Karuchi
2007 : Nari Akhire Nian
2007 : To Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama
2006 : De Maa Shakti De
2006 : Rakate Lekhichi Naa
2006 : Rakhi Bandhili Mo Rakhiba Mana
2006 : Tu Mo Manara Mita
2005 : Agni Parikshya
2005 : Dharma Ra Heba Jay  .... Lokanath
2005 : I Love You 
2005 : Priya Mo Priya 
2005 : Tate Mo Rana
2005 : Tu Mo Akhira Tara 
2005 : Je Panche Para Manda 
2003 : Katha Deithili Maa Ku
2003 : Matrushakti 
2003 : Sabata Maa
2003 : Sakala Tirtha To Charane 
2003 : Ziddi
2002 : Sindura Nuhein Khela Ghara 
2002 : Dharma Sahile Hela
2002 : Maa Mangala
2002 : Rakata Chinhichhi Nijara Kie
2002 : Sei Jhiati
2001 : Dharma Debata 
2001 : Karunamaya
2001 : Mo Kola To Jhulana
2001 : Babu Parsuram
2000 : Bou
2000 : Kasia Kapila 
2000 : Kie Pochhiba Maa Aakhi Ra Luha
1999 : Dharma Nikiti 
1999 : Ei Akhi Ama Sakhi
1999 : Gopa Re Badhhuchhi Kala Kanhei
1999 : Katha Rahigala Kala Kala Ku 
1999 : Krishna Kaberi
1999 : Paradesi Babu
1999 : Rakhi Bhijigala Aakhi Luha Re
1999 : Sasu Hathakadi Bhauja Bedi 
1999 : To Akhi Mo Aina
1998 : Aie Sangharsha ... aka "The Conflict Begin" - India (English title) (literal title)
1998 : Rupa Gaan Ra Suna Kania
1998 : Santana 
1998 : Suna Palinki
1997 : Bhula Kahar 
1997 : Lakhe Siba Puji Paichi Pua 
1997 : Pua Mora Jagata Jita  .... Umakant
1997 : Ram Laxman
1996 : Laxman Rekha 
1996 : Sakhi Rakhiba Mo Shankha Sindura
1996 : Suhaga Sindura
1996 : asudha 
1995 : Mo Mana Khali Tumari Pain
1995 : Rakata Kahiba Kie Kahara
1995 : Suna Panjuri
1994 : Bhai Hela Bhagari
1994 : Gadhi Janile Ghara Sundara
1994 : Pacheri Uthila Majhi Duaru
1993 : Anupama aka "The Peerless Girl" - India (English title)
1993 : Bhagya Hate Doro
1993 : Byabhichara
1993 : Mo Bhai Jaga .... Jaga
1993 : Pathara Khasuchi Bada Deulu 
1992 : Anti Churi Tanti Kate
1992 : Bhisma Pratigyan
1992 : Maa (II)
1992 : Naga Panchami
1992 : Panjur Bhitare Sari
1992 : Udandi Seeta 
1991 : Aama Ghara Aama Sansara  ... aka "United Our Home" - India (English title) (literal title)
1991 : Kapala Likhana
1991 : Ki Heba Sua Posile
1991 : Kotia Manish Gotiye Jaga  .... Jaga
1991 : To Binu Anya Gati Nahin
1990 : Ama Ghara ... aka "Our House" - India (English title) (literal title)
1990 : Chakadola Karuchi Leela
1990 ; Daiba Daudi
1990 : Kalia Bharasa
1990 : Maa Mate Shakti De
1990 : Thakura Achanti Chau Bahaku 
1989 : Asuchi Mo Kalia Suna
1989 : Bidhira Bidhan .... Jiten Chowdhury
1989 : Mamata Ra Dori .... Parsuram
1989 : Pratisodha Aparadh Nuhen
1989 : Sagar
1989 : Sasti 
1989 : Topaye Sindura Dipata Shankha 
1989 : Bada Bhauja
1988 : Bahu Heba Emiti
1988 : Jahaku Rakhibe Ananta 
1988 : Pua Moro Kala Thakura 
1987 : Bhuli Huena
1987 :Chaka Aakhi Sabu Dekhuchi 
1987 : Eai Ta Dunia 
1987 : Golamgiri
1987 : Kasturi 
1987 : Phula Chandana
1987 : Tunda Baida
1986 : Chamana Atha Guntha
1986 : Ei Aama Sansar
1986 : Manika
1986 : Sansara
1985 : Sahari Bagha  .... Town Tiger
1985 :Chaka Bhaunri  .... Kishor
1985 : Jaga Hatare Pagha .... Jaga
1985 : Mamata Mage Mula 
1985 : Palataka 
1985 : Para Jhia Ghara Bhangena
1985 : Pooja Phula 
1985 : Samay Bada Balwan  .... Raju
1984 : Janani 
1983 : Jheeati Sita Pari
1983 : Ram Rahim  .... Rahim
1983 : Swapna Sagara  .. aka "The Ocean of Dream" - International (English title) (literaltitle)
1982 : Basanti Apa
1981 : Arati
1981 : Tike Hasa Tike Luha
1980 : Danda Balunga ... aka "The Street Loafer" - India (English title)
1979 : Maanini
1979 : Sautuni
1978 : Pati Patni 
1978 : Samarpana
1977 : Naga Phasa
1977 : Suna Sansar
1977 : Chilika Teerey

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