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The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presenting the 67th National Film Awards, at a function, in New Delhi on October 25, 2021. The Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, the Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Information and Broadcasting, Dr. L. Murugan and the Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Apurva Chandra are also seen.

Sabyasachi Mohapatra is deeply missing the protagonist of this movie Sala Budha Ra Badla

New Delhi: 25/10/21:Sala Budha Ra Badla bagged the national film award for best Odia film this year. Internationally-acclaimed Odia director-writer Sabyasachi Mohapatra and producer Kumar C Dev received the award from Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at the 67th National Film Awards ceremony held in Delhi on Monday.

“I am happy and excited that the trilogy ‘Sala Budha’, ‘Aadim Vichar’ and ‘Sala Budha Ra Badla’, all received national awards. I bow before Maa Samaleswari for this achievement. I also want to thank the audience, who have given much love to my movies,” said Mohapatra. His son Kumar C Dev is the editor, producer, and director of photography of the third movie in the trilogy. “I am happy that the young generation is taking interest in making good films,” he added. Mohapatra is deeply missing the protagonist of this movie, Atal Bihari Panda, who died a few months goa. “Though he was 90 while we shot the movie, he was very active,” he said.

The veteran actor died due to old age-related ailments on June 6, 2021, at the age of 92.

Like Sala Budha and Aadim VicharSala Budha Ra Badla is an adaptation of a story by the filmmaker’s father, Kapileswar Prasad Mohapatra.

“I am also missing my father who died two years ago. He would have been very happy with this award,” he said.

The ace director wants the younger generation to take movies seriously. “There should be glimpses of Odia culture and tradition in the movies, be it commercial or parallel,” he added.

His other award-winning films include BhukhaJai Jagannatha, Bahudibe Mo Jaga Balia, Bou and Jhilli & Pahadara Luha

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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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