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Biopic on former Odisha Chief Minister ‘BIJU BABU’ is scheduled to be released in 1st April, 2019

Bhubaneswar: Following in the footsteps of the Hindi film industry, which has, in recent times, shown a penchant for producing biopics, its counterparts in Odisha have also decided to trek the same path. A biopic on former Odisha Chief Minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik is on the anvil.

The latest poster of the film titled ‘BIJU BABU’, the father of present Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was released recently  in  social media.

Actor-turned politician Anubhav Mohanty will play the lead role while national award-winner Odia filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda and Akshya Parija has jointly produced the film. The biopic is being produced by produced by Akshay Parija. According to information available, the film is set to release in 1st  April of this year.Akshay Parija said, “Biju Babu is an emotion. He is a pride for all Odias. The movie will illustrate the extraordinary deeds of Biju Babu and some important phases of his life.”


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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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