Newdelhi:4/5/17:Kadvi Hawa (Dark Wind),directed byNila madhab Panda is typically based on the true stories from the drought prone Bundelkhand region and the vanishing villages of coastal Odisha adjudged as special mentioned award for64th national film awards.. Kadvi Hawa has been produced by Nila Madhab Panda and Akshay Kumar Parija, a Dubai based film-maker.“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. The recent Paris Agreement under United Nations Framework Convention on Climatic Change (UNFCCC) is a great initiative for combating this situation. I have full confidence that through Panda’s celluloid tale, awareness will be created on this explosive problem in the world” said Parija The film is shot on celluloid (Super 16 mm, Kodak) in today’s world of digital cameras. “Kodak is thrilled that the project ‘Kadvi Hawa’ directed by Nila Madhab Panda and filmed by DOP Ramanuj Dutta was captured on Super 16 mm Kodak Motion Picture Film. It breaks the myth that film is more expensive to shoot onCongratulations to the team for capturing the emotions in the way they did” says Amit Sherigar, Account & Business Development Manger, Kodak Motion Picture and Entertainment Eastman Kodak Company, India.
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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.