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Odia’s short film ‘MISSTEP ’to go a long way to both entertain and enlighten

Bhubaneswar:7/7/20: Akshay Kumar Parija   Production has launched Odia’s short film ‘MISSTEP’ starring veteran Ollywood actor Snigdha Mohanty and newcomer Rupsa Mahapatra ‘ which aims at spreading awareness about Coronavirus outbreak. ‘MISSTEP’ promotes the importance of social distancing and also caring for people around us. This short film is jointly directed by Itishree and Dev (Pinhole Entertainment) and the concept is developed by Akshay Kumar Parija which is based on a story from Italy.

Recently the film ‘MISSTEP’ won three awards. The film grabbed the trophies for ‘Best Viewers Choice Film’, ‘2nd Best Cinematography’ and ‘2nd Best Script’ at the ‘Bengal Lockdown Online Film Festival (BLOFF)’. It has been released on the YouTube channel “Pallabi” As an actress both Snigdha Mohanty and newcomer Rupsa Mahapatra did well. Editing and camera work also worthy to mention. The medium may be short, but such films seem to go a long way to both entertain and enlighten.

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.

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