Sriram Panda is a former Oriya movie actor, director and a screenplay writer hailing from the Nabarangpur district, Odisha, India. He has given many superhit movies in his time and that time he was one front line actor. But when he was leading the Ollywood industry as the superstar he left the film industry in 1992.
Birth Place: Nabarangpur, Odisha
Occupation: Actor, Director, screenplay writer, yoga preacher
Years active: 1972–1994
Spouse(s): Tripura Misra
Life and Career:
Sriram Panda started his film career in Dhir Biswal’s Dharitri directed by Nitai Palit in 1972, which was a great success at that time. He emerged as a popular film star of Odisha in the 1980s and 1990s.
During his early career, he did modelling assignments and promotions for Cavender’s Cigarettes.
In 1992, at the peak of his career, he quit the film industry to join the Bihar School of Yoga at Munger, Bihar, India as a Yoga preacher and renamed himself as Swami Nitya Chaitanya and became a monk.
He has written, directed and produced the movie Kurukshetra (1988).
During his 20-year career, he got several state-level awards and accreditations from the media and Oriya cine public at large.
1972 – Dharitri
1975 – Jajabara
1976 – Rakta Golapa, Naga Phasa, Samaya, Sindura Bindu, Manasi, Priyatama, Jhilmil, Janmadata
1979 – Subarna Sita
1981 – Samay Bada Balawan
1982 – Hisab Nikas, Dekh Khabar Rakh Nazar, Swapna Sagar, Jaga Balia, Sankha Sindur, Mu Tume O Se
1983 – Dora, Kaberi, Gruha Lakshmi
1984 – Eai Aam Sansar, Sapan Banik, Hira Nila
1985 – Badhu Nirupama, Manini
1986 – Jor Jar Mulak Tar
1987 – Bhuli Huena, Anyaya Sahibi Nahin, Micha Mayara Sansar, Sankha Mahuri, Suna Sansar, Akashara Aakhi
1989 – Asuchi Mo Kalia Suna, Mamata Ra Dori, Puja, Loot Taraz
1990 – Nyaya Anyaya, Hisab Kariba Kalia
1991 – To Binu anya Gati Nahi, Kandhei
1992 – Ghara Mora Swarga
1994 – Mahua