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.”