Earlier this morning (January 11), veteran Odia actor Mihir Das passed away at Cuttack, after he was hospitalized last month, following a heart attack. Mihir Das was under treatment for the last one month and he was undergoing dialysis for the last few years as he had kidney ailments. On the morning hours of Tuesday, January 11, Mihir Das breathed his last. According to reports, Mihir's health deteriorated recently after which he was put on ventilator support. His death was officially confirmed by Sritam Dash, the Secretary of Odia Cine Artists Association.

Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister of Odisha, mourned the untimely demise of Mihir Das through an official statement. Expressing his heartfelt condolences, Naveen Patnaik tweeted, "I am saddened to learn about the death of veteran actor Mihir Das. The impression he left behind in the Oriya art world will forever immortalize him. His demise is an irreparable loss to the Oriya art world. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families". Several other notable television and film personalities from the Odia film industry have extended their deepest condolences on social media.

Mihir's demise has come as a big worry for all the fans. Mihir Das is survived by his son Amlan Das who is also currently an actor. Mihir Das has won Odisha Government State Awards for his memorable and impactful performances in movies like Laxmi Pratima, Pheria Mo Suna Bhauni, Rakhi Bandhili Mo Rakhiba Mana, Prema Adhei Akhyara, and more. Mihir Das was married to singer and actress Sangita Das who died in 2010 following a heart attack.

Some of the memorable works of Mihir Das include Mathura Bijaya, Ei Aama Sansar, Sagar, Kalia Bharasa, Ki Heba Sua Posile, Sahara Jaluchi, Topae Sindura Di Topa Luha, Shaashu Ghara Chaalijibi, Dhauli Express, Mu Sapanara Soudagar, Shatru Sanghar, Dream Girl, Sanju Aau Sanjana, Loafer, My Love Story, Love Station, Hero No 1, Agastya, Tu Mo Love Story, and more.