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Renowned Odia Film maker Duo making National splash

Bhubaneswar:8/4/17:Celluloid revolutionary Producer Akshay Parija is once again in news with internationally acclaimed Director Nila Madhab Panda for his movie Kadvi Hawa which got a special mention at the 64th National Film Awards.

Kadvi Hawa has been produced by Nila Madhab Panda and Akshay Kumar Parija, a Dubai based film-maker. They are passionate promoters of Odia culture, tradition and heritage.

“I am glad to work with the Padmashree Awardee, Nila Madhab, and that too on a very pertinent subject of present day effects of World Climatic Change. It was overwhelming to know that our movie has got a special mention in the 64th National Award. It’s a very powerful film on a contemporary subject and awards definitely encourage us.” said Parija concerningly.

Akshaya Kumar Parija who is well known for working on different storyline who is also working on one more path breaking story related to cleanliness and problems associated with that.

Nilamadhab Panda exclaimed “The film is about a blind old man and a young loan recovery agent. Ironically both coming from two extreme weather conditions and having zero contribution to the global climate change, fight for their survival. This film is very special for me and I remember the toil we took for the movie. It’s a proud moment for all of us to be named in the 64th National Film Award 2017.” 

The film had a very interesting ensemble of cast that included Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Tilottama Shome & Bhupesh.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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