Cuttack:13/9/20: Eminent Odia film director and screenwriter Sisir Mohan Pati, popularly known as Butu Bhai, is no more, said sources on Saturday. Born on August 1, 1954, son of the then Register Orissa High Court Bhimsen Pati of tulsipur Cuttack.he was the master key person or right hand of the great director Prasanta Nanda. Pati has essayed as a director for the movies to his credits which include Panchu Pandav (1989), Maa Pari Kie Heba (1999) and Aeithi Swarga Aeithi Narka (2003). He has also directed teleserials and donned the hats of a second unit director or assistant director in various other movies such as Jaga Balia (1984), Hira Nila (1984), Jaga Hatare Pagha (1985), etc.
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.