Cuttack: September 16: Subodh Patnaik, the noted script writer and lyricist of Odiya Film Industry, who served decades in the Odia cinema industry, passed away at the age of 70 due to cardiac arrest here on Saturday. Doctor by profession, Patnaik had special interest in Theatre and later on, began his career in Ollywood as a dialogue writer in Brajaraj movie’s Danda Balunga in 1984 and gifted many hit Odiya films to his credit. Some of his works include Jaga Hata Re Pagha, Sabu Mayare Baya, Janani, Jai Phoola, Sankha Sindoora, Sahari Bagha, Mamata Mage Mula, Baje Bainsi Nache Ghoongura, Bidhi Ra Bidhana, To Binu Anyagati Nahin, Chaka Bhaunri, Ei Ta Duniaa, Thili Jhia Heli Bohu, Pua Mora Kala Thakura, Mamata Ra Dori, Chaka Aakhi Sabu Dekhuchhi, and many more. Patnaik is survived by his wife and two daughters. People from different walks of life paid rich tributes to the veteran at his residence at Cuttack.