Bhubaneswar: Well-known pediatrician Dr Akshay Kumar Rout, father of Mission Shakti director Sujata Karthikeyan and father-in-law of V K Pandian (5T secretary), passed away on Monday. He was 74.
He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
Dr Rout is originally from Baluria village in Pattamundai area of Kendrapara district. Rout was a noted Pediatrician in Tata Nagar in Jamshedpur of Jharkhand.