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Siddhanta Mahapatra
ସିଦ୍ଧାନ୍ତ ମହାପାତ୍ର
Mahapatra speaking at the Odisha State Film Awards 2014 at Utkal Mandap, Bhubaneswar.
Mahapatra speaking at the Odisha State Film Awards 2014 at Utkal Mandap, Bhubaneswar.
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Berhampur
Assumed office
Preceded by Chandra Sekhar Sahu
Personal details
Born (1966-05-04) 4 May 1966 (age 49)
Brahmapur, Odisha
Nationality Indian
Political party BJD
Spouse(s) Mama Mishra (2004–till date)[1]
Children 1 son
Occupation Actor, Director, Politician
Religion Hinduism

Siddhanta Mahapatra (born 4 May 1966) is an Oriya and Bengali film actor from the state of Odisha in India. Sidhanta Mahapatra made his film debut with Sradhanjali.[2] He was elected to the 15th and 16th Lok Sabha in 2009 and 2014 respectively as a member of the Parliament of India.

Early life[edit]

Siddhanta was born at Brahmapur, Odisha. He completed his schooling from St Vincent's Convent School, Berhampur, and did his under graduation (known as Plus-Two in Orissa) and graduation in commerce from D.D. College, Keonjhar. He completed his master's degree from the Institute of Marketing and Management,Delhi. Both his father, Dr. Manmohan Mohapatra, and his mother are doctors. He is married to former actress Mama Mishra, and has a son, Sai Samarth.


His first Oriya film came in 1993 at the age of 27 at the behest of his cousin brother. He has acted in more than 150 films. His debut film, Shradhanjali, starred Lekha Nanda as the female lead.[3]


Political career[edit]

Siddhanta Mahapatra joined Biju Janata Dal in 2009 and contested as MP from Berhampur constituency in the 2009 "15th Lok Sabha" Election. He won the election and is the Member of Parliament for Berhampur constituency. He has won the 2014 General election for the second time by a thumping margin of nearly 1 lakh votes amidst stiff competition from UPA and NDA and retained his seat.[4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Lok Sabha". 2013. Retrieved 22 May 2013. Smt. Sanjeeta Mishra 
  2. ^ "Oriya Film Industry". Welcome to Orrisa. www.welcomeorissa.com. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Siddhant Mohapatra". www.izeans.com. Retrieved 2008-10-27. 
  4. ^ BJD’s novel campaign clicks in Berhampur
  5. ^ [1] Archived 6 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Siddhanta, four BJP lawmakers join BJD
  7. ^ [2][dead link]

External links[edit]

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31 news items

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:15:00 -0800

The participants included actor-turned-politician Siddhanta Mahapatra , actor Samaresh, former cricketer Satyaranjan Satpathy and even police commissioner R.P. Sharma. Those who walked down the stretch were chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Sat, 09 Jan 2016 12:07:38 -0800

We must carry the message of peace and development of the chief minister to the people," said Panigrahi. "The state government would see to it that all the poor receive ration cards," said Patro. Berhampur MP Siddhanta Mahapatra also attended the event.


Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:10:22 -0800

Attending the start venue at Neheru Club Ground as Chief Guest Tourism & Cultural Minister, Ashok Panda flagged off the Cyclothon where Berhampur MP, Siddhanta Mahapatra and Korei MLA & Brand Ambassador of CREDAI Property Expo 2016, Akash ...

Odisha Sun Times

Odisha Sun Times
Wed, 04 Nov 2015 04:16:35 -0800

Ollywood is no stranger to reel life romance transforming into a real life love story. Blockbuster couples onscreen get into a comfort zone and thus ensues a real life connection. However, there are instances where the oh-so-cute love affair does not ...


Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:37:30 -0800

Popular Odia Film Actor and M.P. (Member of Parliament) Mr. Siddhanta Mahapatra and filmmaker Sabyasachi Mahapatra thoroughly appreciated this short film and its maker for the concept, presentation, direction and the underlying message in the film.


Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:41:15 -0700

Three male leads of this film Siddhanta Mahapatra, Debasis and Pupinder toured the state of Odisha in search of their respective heroines. Debasmita Panda, Monisha Samantray and Tapaswi Mishra had been selected to act opposite three actor. Bikas Das ...


Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:48:45 -0800

The 10km run was flagged off at 6 am at Kalinga Stadium by film actor and Biju Janata Dal MP Siddhanta Mahapatra, cricketer Saurabh Tiwary and other dignitaries. Sukumati Laguri and Pravesh Sini were the winners in female and male category ...

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta Telegraph
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 15:30:00 -0700

In Odisha, they promise to be nothing less exciting than an item number this time with members of the glamour industry — films and TV — clambering on to the bandwagons of major political parties lock, stock and barrel. It's showtime with an array of ...

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