Gobind Tej a Well-Known Odia Actor and Director is No More


Gobind Tej a well-known Odia actor and director passed away during the undergoing treatment at Bhubaneswar, Odisha in a hospital at the age of 88 years.In his 50 years career he had served in many Odia feature films as an actor, director or producer.

Image of Gobind Tej

Image of Gobind Tej

Image of Gobind Tej

About Gobind Tej

  • In 1954 Gobind Tej had took his first step in acting with the movie ‘Kedar Gouri’ and with “Ramayana” he had started his career as a director in 1979.
  • Many of his well-known films are ‘Krushna Sudama’, ‘Bandhan’, ‘Bandhu Mohanty’, ‘Dharitri’, ‘Gouri’, ‘Mana Akasha’ and ‘Schoolmaster’.

Awards and Honours:

  • Odisha State Film Award for Best Director for ‘School Master’, ‘Kaberi’, ‘Tunda Baida’ and ‘Gare Sindura Dhare Luha.’
  • Odisha State Film Award for Best Actor in ‘Bandhu Mohanty’ in 1977.
  •  ‘Jaydev Award’ in 1986 (the highest cine award in the Odisha) for his ultimate contribution to the development of Odia cinema.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 22, 2016