Bhubaneswar : Legendary and Veteran actor Bijay Mohanty died at the Care Hospital, Bhubaneswar. He was 70 years old. 

According to reports, after Mohanty didnt respond to his family members, he was rushed to Care Hospital in Bhubaneswar where doctors declared him dead.

After getting treated in a Hyderabad hospital, the actor had returned Bhubaneswar via an ambulance with ICU facility on June 14. In Bhubaneswar he was under treatment in a hospital.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has condoled the death of the Veteran actor, on his twitter handle.

Mohanty was born in 1950 at Pandiri (Kendrapara and brought up in Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Orissa. He started acting in his school days while studying in M.K.C High School. After his graduation from BA, he joined the National School of Drama. He passed successfully from the NSD with classmates like Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Om Puri etc. He acted in the theatres and stayed in Delhi up to 1975. After returning to Odisha, he devoted himself to directing plays.

Bijay Mohanty is well known for his noted performances in several movies including Naga Phasa, Jaga Hatare Pagha, Dora, Sahari Bagha, Laxman Rekha, Ki Heba Sua Posile, and Chaka Akhi Sabu Dekhuchi.