Indian actress LILA DULALI died of heart failure last Tuesday night (03MAY05). She was 67.

Dulali, known as the queen of ORIYA cinema, started her career as a child with the famous Anapurna Theatre in 1948.

She appeared in over 200 plays and 50 films, including BANDHAN, STREE, KIE KAHARA, SADHANA, BHAI BHAI and GOURI.

Dulali died in the Koraput district headquarter hospital. She is survived by her daughter, a local nurse.

Fellow Oriya actor PRASANTA NANDA says, "We have lost a talented soul. I cannot forget her acting in NUA BOU."

12/05/2005 17:43