Prashanta Nanda (born 2 May 1947) is an Indian National Award Winner director, actor and politician from the state of Odisha. Actor-director duo Siddhanta Mahapatra and Prashanta Nanda Given 8 all time blockbuster Movies to Ollywood. He is currently a Member of Parliament at Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, for Odisha. He worked in the Odia film industry as an actor, director, screenwriter, lyricist and playback singer. He was also a former minister in Odisha state.
|Member: 12th and 14th Odisha Legislative Assembly|
|Preceded by||Janaki Ballabh Patnaik|
|Succeeded by||Prasanta Kumar Jagadev|
|Preceded by||Harihara Sahoo|
|Succeeded by||Janaki Ballabh Patnaik|
|MP of Rajya Sabha for Odisha|
|Assumed office |
4 April 2018
|Preceded by||Dilip Kumar Tirkey, BJD|
2 May 1947
|Political party||Biju Janata Dal|
|Nationalist Congress Party, Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Occupation||Actor, director, screenplay writer, lyricist, playback singer, politician|
In 1962, he debuted in the movie Nua Bou. Nanda worked as an actor, director, screenwriter, lyricist and playback singer. Nanda acted as male lead and directed the Hindi film Naiyya released in the year 1979. In 2009, his film Jianta Bhoota was released.
In 2007, he awarded with the Lifetime achievement award in Odisha Filmfare Award.
He was the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) leader and Odisha state Vice President. He resigned from his membership in August 2007. After that he joined the Nationalist Congress Party and then became a member of Biju Janata Dal.
In 2013, it was announced that he had joined other Bollywood and international celebrities in the TeachAids initiative, a state-of-the-art approach to worldwide HIV prevention, developed at Stanford University.
As a directorEdit
|2007||Bandhu||Siddhanta Mahapatra, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Swastika Mukherjee, Victor Banerjee, Rajatava Dutta|
|2007||Kalishankar||Siddhanta Mahapatra Prosenjit Chatterjee, Anu Chowdhury, Swastika Mukherjee, Anubhav Mohanty, Victor Banerjee, Ashish Vidyarthi, Rajatava Dutta, Shankar Chakraborty|
|2002||Om Shanti Om||Siddhanta Mahapatra|
|1994||Laal Paan Bibi||Siddhanta Mahapatra, Chiranjeet, Satabdi Roy, Rituparna Sengupta|
|Ghar Sansar||Siddhanta Mahapatra|
|1989||Jaa Devi Sarva Bhuteshu|
|1988||Lal Paan Bibi|
|1986||Paka Kambal Pot Chhota|
|1980||Maa o Mamata|
- Ghara Sansara
- Sindura Bindu
- Mana Akasa
- Naga Phasa
- Hisab Nikaas
- Jaga Balia
- Heera Neela
- Bagula Baguli
- Jaa Devi Sarva Bhuteshu
- Emiti Bhai Jagate Nahin
- Bohu Haba Emiti
- Swapna Sagara (1983)
- Maa O Mamata
- Paka Kambal Pot Chhota
- Laal Paan Bibi
- Panchu Pandav
- Naiyya (1979) .... Sonu
- Shesha Shrabana (1976) .... Sania
- Samaya (1975)
- Adina Megha (1970) .... Suresh
- Matira Manisha (1966) .... Chakkadi
- Nua Bou(1960)
- Ghara Sansara (1993)
- "Members Information System". Archived from the original on 10 April 2009. Retrieved 14 November 2008.
- "Three BJD MPS Prashanta Nanda, Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, Achyuta Samanta take oath in Rajya Sabha". 4 April 2018. Archived from the original on 26 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
- "Actor Prashanta new BJP vice-president". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 13 March 2007. Archived from the original on 15 March 2007. Retrieved 20 September 2008.
- "Orissa Uncensored". Archived from the original on 3 June 2008. Retrieved 20 September 2008.
- "Odia Actor Prashanta Nanda biography, Lifestyles, Height, Weight Wallpapers 2018". MysmartOdisha - Odisha News, Government / Private Jobs, Odisha Jobs, Biography, Events, Odia Movies. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
- "Orissa News Online: Crisis in Orissa BJP: Prashant Nanda resigned". orissatimes.net. Archived from the original on 21 November 2008.
- "Former Minister of State, Prashanta Nanda, donates his voice for Odia animated software". TeachAIDS Blog. 2013. Archived from the original on 3 July 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Maa". Bollywood Hungama. Archived from the original on 24 December 2009. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
- "Ollywood History and list of Odia films, cinema, movies". www.insideorissa.co.in. Archived from the original on 30 June 2009. Retrieved 17 March 2009.
- "Other States / Orissa News : FitFat-2008 award for Uttam Mohanty". The Hindu. 2008. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
director and producer Prashant Nanda received the award in 2005
- "Prashant Nanda conferred with lifetime achievement award". No. 14 February 2016. Odisha Sun Times. Archived from the original on 8 January 2017. Retrieved 7 January 2017.