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Archita Sahu is an Indian actress and model who works in Odia language films. She played the leading female role in several hit Odia films like Babu I Love You, Mu Eka Tumara, Chocolate and Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila. Besides films, she has achieved success as a model.[1] She was the 1st runner up in Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata in 2013 and won Lakme Absolute Femina Miss Eyeconic Eyes.[2] She also won Miss Talented and Miss Stylish Hair titles in the finale.

Archita Sahu
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Born29 June
NationalityIndian
Alma materKalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
OccupationActress, Model
Years active2005–present

Before entering into acting,she was a classical dancer.[3] Sahu is a trained Odissi dancer who started learning Odissi dance when she was six years old. She has completed Visharad in Odissi from Akhil Bharat Mahavidyalaya.[4]

BiographyEdit

Sahu was born in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She completed her schooling from D.M School and B.Tech graduation from KIIT University. She is also an Odissi dancer who has won National Scholarship in Odissi dance.[5] In 2004, she was crowned Miss Kalinga.[6] Her first Oriya film is O My Love which was released in 2005.[7] To her credit she has many superhits and 100-day blockbusters.[8] She is now adjudged as the top actress in Odia film industry. Besides acting, she is involved in modelling and social work. She has received the Best Newcomer and Best Actress awards for her celluloid performances. Her pairing with Sabyasachi has been quite successful. She is the only actress in Odia film industry to bag State Film Award as Best Actress for three times, awarded by Govt of Odisha.[9][10][11][12] She is presently the Odisha State Ambassador of UNICEF and Govt. of Odisha for "Eradication of child labour".[13][14] She is also the ambassador of Junior Red Cross.[15] She was the only Oriya actress to be a part of IPL 5 as the brand ambassador of Deccan Chargers.[16][17][18] She is the 1st runner-up of the Femina Miss India, Kolkata.[19] She represented Odisha in Miss India 2013 pageant. She has won Miss Talented and Miss Stylish Hair titles in the finale. She has Performed in many grand events for different occasions including The Grand Opening ceremony of Hockey India League for Two years.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
2005 O My Love Puja
2006 Babu I Love You Bijuli
2006 De Maa Shakti De Kajal
2007 To Bina Mo Kahani Adha Gauri
2007 To Pain Nebi Mu Sahe Janama Jamuna/Chumki
2007 Dhanare Rakhibu Sapatha Mora Rupa
2008 Mu Sapanara Soudagar Shriya
2008 Mate Ani Dela Lakhye Faguna Asha
2009 Akashe Ki Ranga Lagila Barsha
2009 Keun Dunia Ru Asila Bandhu Jhumuri
2009 Pagala Karichi Paunji Tora Puja
2010 Aalo Mora Kandhei Puja
2010 Tora Mora Jodi Sundara Barsha
2011 Loafer Niharika
2011 Chocolate Jasmin
2012 Thukul Tithi
2012 Kebe Tume Nahan Kebe Mu Nahin Rekha/Mili
2012 Sapath chaaya
2012 Raja Jhia Sange Heigala Bhaba Kalyani/Kandhei
2013 ACP Sagarika Sagarika
2013 The Light: Swami Vivekananda Moina Bai
2013 Mun Eka Tumara Chitralekha
2014 Smile Please Sneha
2015 Pilata Bigidigala Nisha
2016 Hela Mate Prema Jara Mithi
2016 Bye Bye Dubai Saina/Nisha
2016 Chati Tole Ding Dong Sonia
2017 Just Mahabbat Bhumi
2017 Shiva Not Out Bhavna
2019 Ajab Sanju Ra Gajab Love Sakhi
2019 Champion -
2019 Abhiman -

Awards and accreditationEdit

Archita has won several awards in her film career till date including 3 state awards by Government of Odisha.[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Outlook SpeakOut: Reimagining Odisha". speakout.outlookindia.com. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Archita Sahu News - Latest News, Popular News, Archita Sahu Latest Updates, News". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  3. ^ http://debadhara.co.in/archita.html
  4. ^ http://odishasuntimes.com/2015/12/13/7-avatars-of-archita-sahu/
  5. ^ Archita Sahu – Oriya Actress Biography, Hot Photo, OPL Wallpaper, Pics. Incredibleorissa.com (8 August 2011). Retrieved on 10 July 2012.
  6. ^ breakingnewsonline.net: Ollywood Actress Archita Sahu – A Profile Archived 9 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine accessdate=20 March 2012
  7. ^ "Archita Sahu-A lead Oriya Actress". orissaspider.com. 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  8. ^ Sahu, Diana (26 August 2011). "Meet Archita, the bubbly actress". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Archita Sahu News - Latest News, Popular News, Archita Sahu Latest Updates, News". In.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  10. ^ TNN (13 April 2012). "Archita Sahu in funny mood - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  11. ^ Priyanka Dasgupta, TNN (9 June 2012). "I am inspired by Rekhaji: Archita Sahu - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  12. ^ Madhusree Ghosh, TNN (23 September 2012). "Archita is ready for some action - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Meet Archita, the bubbly actress- Orissa- IBNLive". Ibnlive.in.com. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  14. ^ "UNICEF India - Latest stories - Orissa Celebrates Global Handwashing Day". Unicef.org. 9 November 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  15. ^ "Bhubaneswar City-Entertainment, odia actress Archita, Profile of Archita". Mybhubaneswarcity.com. 11 September 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  16. ^ "Home of the Unstoppabulls - Brand Ambassador Archita Sahu in Conversation with Gayatri Reddy". Unstoppabulls.deccanchargers.com. Archived from the original on 15 February 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  17. ^ Sharma, Vikash; Panda, Namita (16 April 2012). "Archita joins IPL celeb bandwagon". Calcutta, India: Telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  18. ^ "Press Meet @ Cuttack | Official Website of Deccan Chargers IPL Team". Deccanchargers.com. 15 April 2012. Archived from the original on 15 May 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  19. ^ Kanungo, Laxminarayan (2013). "Olly diva Archita grabs Pond's Femina Miss India Kolkata 1st Runner-up title | Odisha Reporter". odishareporter.in. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013. She won the Pond’s Femina Miss India Kolkata 2013 first runner-up title
  20. ^ "Ollywood Actress Archita Sahu, Receiving the Best Actress Award for 'Chocolate', at the 23rd State Film Awards function at Utkal Mandap on Sunday". Odisha.360.batoi.com. 26 November 2012. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  21. ^ "Odisha 25th state film awards announced | Business Standard". business-standard.com. Retrieved 21 November 2014. Archita Sahu was selected for the best actress award for her performance in 'ACP Sagarika'
  22. ^ "Odisha 23rd state film awards announced | Business Standard". business-standard.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012. Archita Sahu was selected for the best actress award for her performance in 'Chocolate'
  23. ^ "The Hindu : Other States / Orissa News : Banichitra annual awards for cinema presented". hindu.com. Chennai, India. 15 May 2011. Retrieved 22 January 2013. Akash and Archita were awarded as the best actor and actress respectively.
  24. ^ "Tarang Cine Awards 2012 Winners | Best Film, Actor, Actress, Director". incredibleorissa.com. Retrieved 22 January 2013. Best Actress – Archita Sahu (Chocolate)
  25. ^ "chalachitra " Third ETV Oriya Cine Awards – 2012". chalachitra.in. Retrieved 22 January 2013. Best actor female Archita sahu Chocolate

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