Legendary lyricist, music composer, and actor Swarup Naik of the Odia Film Industry has passed away. The veteran artist took his last breath on Friday at Cuttack Hospital. Swarup Nayak, born on 8th February 1946, was 77 years old.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also penned a condolence note, remembering his work and contribution to the world of Odia Cinema. BJP National Vice-President Baijayant Jay Panda also remembered Nayak for his unique contributions to the fields of singing and acting.
Swarup Naik Death Reason?
Swarup Naik is a prominent figure in the Odia Film and Music Industry. He made his acting debut at the young age of 16, first appearing in the film ‘Laxmi’ as a child artist. Later, he gained fame as a lyricist and music composer, and many artists and politicians from the state shared condolences on social media.
According to sources, Nayak passed away while undergoing treatment for throat cancer. The 78-year-old Odia artist Swarup Nayak was battling with throat cancer for the last few months.
About Swarup Naik Family & Children
Not much information is available about Swarup Nayak’s wife, children, and family. Some reports suggest that Odia actress Niharika Naik (Niharika Sahu Naik) is his wife, and they have two daughters, Niviriti and Nidra.
Swarup Naik was active in the Odia Film Industry since his childhood but took a break after making his acting debut in films like ‘Laxmi’ (1962), ‘Kar’ (1965), and ‘Stree’ (1968). His villainous, supporting, and cameo roles in several films will be remembered for a long time.
Swarup Naik’s musical journey began with ‘Hira Nila’ (1984), and he later received critical acclaim for his work in films such as ‘Pua Mora Bhola Shankar,’ ‘Sahara Jaluchi,’ ‘Sundura Nuhein Khela Ghara,’ ‘I Love You,’ ‘Premi No 1,’ and more than 40 other films.
Swarup Naik FAQs
A. Odia music director, actor, and singer Swaroop Naik passed away on 27th October 2023
A. Reportedly, Niharika Sahu Naik is the wife of Swarup Naik.
A. Odia actor and singer Swarup Naik has died on October 27, 2023.
A. Swarup Naik Died of throat cancer.