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Akshay Parija Productions short film ‘Paika Bidroha’ has won a special jury award in prestigious 9th Mumbai International short film Festival

Bhubaneswar:6/12/20:Paika Bidroha’ (Paika Rebellion) — the first war of independence in the Indian subcontinent? It was an armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule in 1817, much before the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857.

Based on the tumultuous event, a short film ‘Paika Bidroha’ has won a special jury award in prestigious 9th Mumbai. International short film Festival 2020. This film stars  Manoj Mishra as Jayee Rajaguru and Samaresh Routray as the legendary Buxi Jagabandhu, the film by Akshay Parija Productions brilliantly portrays the great history of Odia Paikas.

They were also subjected to extortion and oppression at the hands of the company government and its servants. brilliantly portrays the great history of Odia Paikas. The Paikas were alienated by the British regime, which took over the hereditary rent-free lands granted to them after the conquest of Khurda. They were also subjected to extortion and oppression at the hands of the company government and its servants.

While Nischay Rout and Anuj Tyagi have directed the film, Hara Prasad Dash has written the story, screenplay, and dialogues. The costumes of this periodic film were designed by the film’s co-producer, Barnali Rath. Paika Bidroha’ had earlier created a buzz by winning four State Film Awards for 2018 — Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing as well as the Best Film by Jury.

 

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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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