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Odisha Government has announced to be instituted ‘Sharada Prasanna Nayak Geeti Kabita Puraskar’

Bhubaneswar:19/9/20: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that the state government has instituted ‘Sharada Prasanna Nayak Geeti Kabita Puraskar’ in memory of noted lyricist, producer and music director.

The Geeti Kabita award given by Odisha Sangeet Natak Academy will be named after Sharada Prasanna Nayak and the award amount will be increased to Rs 2.5 lakh.

The award will be presented every year. Sharad Prasanna Nayak gifted with an unmatched talent in the field of music and left behind indelible memory of his work and creation as a lyricist, producer, and music director.

The Culture Department and Kelucharan Odissi Research Centre will jointly organize an 11th-day meeting in his memory to pay respect to the noted lyricist  at Sanskruti Bhawan.

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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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