Debananda Behera, a talented Indian actor from Gourangapatna, Rambha, Ganjam, Odisha, has been making waves in Odia cinema. Born on December 8, 1994, he embarked on his acting journey, leaving an indelible mark in the industry. His foray into the cinematic realm began with the movie “Sankar,” directed by N. Padhi, where he starred alongside the renowned Sidhant Mahapatra, marking his promising debut in the industry.
His stellar performance in “Sankar” garnered attention and accolades, earning him the prestigious Star Ollywood Spandan Special Mention award in 2019. His commendable acting skills and dedication also secured him the Newcomer Award in the Odia industry during the Adi Kabi Sarala Das Sradha Mohostav in 2021, further solidifying his position as a promising talent in the regional film landscape.
His upcoming film “BIGUL” is highly anticipated, and audiences are eagerly awaiting another captivating performance from this promising actor.
Debananda’s passion for acting led him to study under the tutelage of the iconic actor and director Hara Pattnayak, honing his craft and perfecting his acting skills. Before his foray into the film industry, he pursued his education diligently. He attended Bamadev High School for his high school education and furthered his studies at Raghunath Jew College in Cuttack. His educational journey also included pursuing Hotel Management at IHM Bhubaneswar before his fervor for the film industry took precedence, steering him toward a career in acting.
Beyond his acting prowess, Debananda Behera is also recognized for his contributions as a social worker. He hails from a family deeply rooted in education, with his parents, Krushna Chandra Behera and Jambhubati Behera, and his siblings—three sisters and one brother—all dedicated to their studies.
Debananda Behera’s journey from Gourangapatna to the glitz and glamour of the Odia film industry stands as a testament to his talent, dedication, and perseverance. With each project, he continues to captivate audiences with his performances, leaving an indelible mark in cinema while balancing his commitment to social causes—a rising star with a heart for art and community.