Amarendra Mohanty, a renowned music director in the Odia film industry breathed his last on Monday, May 17. The popular music director succumbed to the fatal novel coronavirus. He was getting treated for the disease at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. His last rites will be held at the Satyanagar crematorium in the state capital. All guidelines issued by the state government will be followed during the same.
According to a report published in the Orissa Post, the 63-year-old music director had been put on a ventilator after his condition became critical on Friday. The unfortunate news of Amarendra’s death was shared by his daughter Anwesha. Naveen Patnaik, the chief minister of Odisha, has also expressed grief on the music director’s demise and extended condolences to the bereaved family.