Name - Prashanta Nanda
Date of Birth - 02/05/1947
Native Place - Odisha, India
Profession - Odia Film Actor, Director, Screenplay, Writer, Lyricist, Playback Singer and Politician
- Nanda debut movie 'Nua Bou' got National Film Awards in 1962.
- Nanda directed movie 'Jianta Bhoota' got National Film Awards in 2009.
- Nanda was the BJP leader and BJP vice president Odisha state But resigned from the party in the year 2007.
- After BJP he joined NCP and now he is the active member of BJD (Biju Janta Dal)