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Antardhwani has got two International Awards in Cinemaking International Film Festival 2020

Bhubaneswar: 27/12/20; Antardhwani has got two International Awards in Cinemaking International Film Festival 2020 which was celebrated from December 24 to December 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The lead heroine of the film Swapna Pati achieved the best International Actress award whereas the director A.K.Bir has been awarded as best Asian Director.

Antardhwani becomes the pride of Odisha as well as the Nation after achieving two awards. Not only that, this film Antardhwani, which is presented by 24 FPS Entertainment  & produced by Rajesh Kumar Mohanty became the Inaugural Film for the festival and was showcased  at the Inauguration of the festival.

In this festival, there were 400 films had been participated from around 70 countries. Among those films, there were 54 films from Bangladesh and 150 films from 54 countries had been selected for the competition round.

The Cinemaking Internation Film Festival 2020, was organized by the Dhaka Festival & the Cinemaking Organization. And as an associate, there was Masood Mancho and Rasooda Films. The director of the festival was Manjurul Islam Megha.

Many international award winner Padmashree A.K. Bir has directed the film Antardhwani whereas Rajesh Kumar Mohanty, the producer of 24 FPS Entertainment has produced the film. The 95 percent of the film was shot in the dense forest of Uttarakhand. The jungle has been treated as a metaphor for the human psyche so it was an important part of the film.In the lead role, there are Gourav Paswala, Swapna Pati and Talwinder Singh. The sound designing was made by Nihar Ranjan Samal and the editing was done by Aseem Sinha. The film was shot in natural lights only.  The Jungle and its natural sceneries are the main backgrounds of the film.

The story plays around the hero Shantanu and the heroine Shalini who are two friends at the university. The story made a turn when Shalini suddenly disappears and Shantanu started searching for her.

This film was praised a lot at Cannes International Film Festival 2019. Apart from this, there was WIND international festival, Guwahati International Festival, Rajasthan International Festival and many more where it got rewards.  Very soon it is going to be released at National Level.

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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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