Bhubaneswar;11/8/19:Odia film ‘Nayaka Ra Naa Debdas’ has released across the state on 9th of August ,2019.The epic Bengali novel, Devdas, by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay has been made into films for at least 13 times in Indian cinema in seven different languages. With the release of ‘Nayaka Ra Naa Debdas’, it is 14th adaptation of the novel into a film.
Besides Odisha, the film has been shot in Madhya Pradesh (Chitrakoot) and Rajasthan. The concluding part of the movie was shot in the 300-year-old Chomu palace of Jaipur in Rajasthan.In Odisha, the palace of KP Singh Deo in Dhenkanal town was also used as the set. Director Mrutyunjay pulled the perfect casting coup by roping in teenage actor Bhumika and Anu Chowdhury for the characters of Paro and Chandramukhi.