Bhubaneswar:25/4/19: Veteran director Basant Sahu”s upcoming Odia film Selfish Dil scheduled to be released on May3,2019.Unlike his previous films, in which he had worked with established actors, he has cast Suryamayee and debutant actor Shreyan in this romantic film . While Suryamayee had come to the limelight because of a reality show and has acted in a few films, Shreyan, a district-level cricketer, had done an acting course in Delhi and trained in dance and drama before debuting in this flick.After his last film Four Idiots, Sahu took up this project that deals with the current social media scenario and how love happens on the online platforms these days. The film also has veteran actors Bijay Mohanty, Salil Mitra, comedian Guddu and newcomer Payal in it. Sumitri Palei has directed the music in the film. Shot in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Baripada.
About Ashok Palit
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.