Asim Basu

Indian actor and artist (1935-2017)

Asim Basu (Odia: ଅସୀମ ବସୁ; 30 November 1935 – 1 February 2017) was an Indian theatre artist and director, painter and playwright. He was known for his set design work in Ollywood movies and designing Oriya book covers and movie posters. He was awarded at the 2012 Parampara Awards. He was born in Balasore district, Odisha.

Basu in December 2014
Footage from an interview with Asim Basu.

Basu died from a lung infection on 1 February 2017 in Bhubaneswar, Odisha at the age of 81.[1]


  1. "Eminent theatre personality Asim Basu passes away". Pragativadi. 1 February 2017. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2017.