Monday 30 March 2020

Obit/Tribute - RIP Jaydev Das: The master illuminator of Odissi dance's darkest spaces - Ratikant Mohapatra

It is with deep sorrow that I share with you the news of the untimely demise of a friend, colleague, playwright, stage-light designer and master story teller Jaydev Das at his Cuttack home at 4am early morning on 27th March 2020. He was only 60 years old. Born on 20th April 1960, he was full of vitality and creative ideas till the very end.

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  1. It's a great loss for Odissi dance field, unparalleled talent like him is hard to find. He will always be missed! 🙏🏾

  2. Thank you Shibu for capturing so much about Jaydev's life,personality and passion for dance lighting and more in this obit. He was a sweet and dear man with incredible creativity. May he RIP.