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Popular OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar released the Odia documentary ‘The Mountain Hockey’.

Bhubaneswar:5/6/21: Great news for hockey lovers across the state as popular OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar on Friday released the Odia documentary ‘The Mountain Hockey  ’by Avinash Pradhan

The Mountain Hockey, an Odia documentary film, celebrates the true spirit of a mentor who stands against every odd to train hockey to the poor tribal girls of Odisha and make them victorious. This film is a commendation to every sportsman, coach who is putting their hard work and effort every day!
‘The Mountain Hockey’ now holds the distinction of being the first-ever Odia documentary on any OTT platform.

Helmed by Raj Kishor Hota and Manish Bhusan Mishra, the idea behind the documentary was first realised during the hugely successful 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar.‘Documentary ‘The Mountain Hockey’.Post Production by: Mindbound Creatives, Lead Editing by: Shushrut Mohanty

The documentary follows the story of the trying times of a selfless teacher, hockey coach, and sports activist Rajendra Kumar Kujur as he goes through a lot of hardship to teach hockey to tribal girls in a remote area of Odisha.

The film can be streamed online for free on Disney+ Hotstar.

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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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