Bhubaneswar: Odia actress Deepa Sahu, who was suffering from cancer, passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday.
Deepa has a number of hit Odia music albums to her credit. Besides, she acted in a number of Odia TV serial and in some Odia films.
She is survived by husband Manindra Dutta and a daughter.
The mortal remains will be cremated at the native place of Deepa Sahu in Dhenkanal.
The Odia actress rose to fame in late 90s with several hit albums. She had debuted in Ollywood with Odia film Nari Akhire Niyan.
Many from the film fraternity expressed their condolence on the death of album queen Deepa.