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3rd Golden Triangle International Film Festival concluded


Bhubaneswar:13/2/18;3rd Golden Triangle International Film Festival  organized by Golden Triangle Charitable Trust, was conclude on February 12 with felicitations and awards given to the delegates and films. Jaydev Bhawan in Odisha capital had screen the last directorial venture of popular actor-director, Lekh Tandon, known for his movies like Amrapali and Agar Tum Na Hote. His movie ‘Phir Usi Mod Par’, which revolves around the controversial issue of Triple Talaq.

Audience are treated to world-class movies from across the globe with 56 films being screened at the festival that began in 2016 with 17 films. “The first edition had 11 international films. Last year, 35 films were screened and this year, the number of registrations rose to 132. Of them, only a selected few are being screened,” said Priya Ranjan Sahoo, president of the festival.

Among the movies screened are four short Odia movies – Thikona, Nirupaya, Brunda and Pension, of which Pension is directed by Vishal Pattnaik.The award is given in nine category,In Indian short film segment  Odia film Pension directed by Jeypore based director adjudged as Best film while Russian short film Apple of love selected in international category. Among the feature film Hindi film Gaon win best feature film award in Indian segment Afghanistan film 21 Days Later received best film in international segment. Neha  who had essayed vital role in Gaon selected as best actress and 21 days later actor selected  as Best actor,Best music awards goes to Hindi feature film Phir Ushi mood Per.Afghanisthan film 21Days Later also get award for Best Direction,Critic award given toHindi feature film Adrishya.Bhubaneswar MP Prasana Pata sani,Film director Raju Mishra also in the dias,Trust secretary had told about the odyssey of Golden triangle International Film festival.Film Director Avatar Singh had head the jury  to selected the film.

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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.

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