Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia cine actress, producer and director Parbati Ghosh passed away after pro-longed illness here late Sunday. She was 85.
Ghosh, who was ailing for some time and was being rushed to a city based private hospital last night when she breathed her last on way.
Her brother and noted music director Swarup Nayak, producer Bapu Lenka and several Ollywood actors rushed to the hospital to pay last respects to the departed soul.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed grief over the sad demise of the eminent actress and announced State funeral for her.