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Odia film ‘BISHWASS-The Light over Darkness’ was held

Bhubaneswar:15/12/21: The premiere of  Odia film ‘BISHWASS-The Light over Darkness’ under the banner of Sudhanya Creatives was held today at Cinepolis, Bhubaneswar.

Veteran artists, directors, producers, critics from Ollywood fraternity, and eminent personalities of the state attended the premiere show of this full-length feature film and well appreciated the original concept and theme of this new Odia film. Being an epoch-making Odia film it has been shot in the many bewitching and attractive places of Odisha; particularly in the natural bounties of Mayurbhanj District.

The eclectic story is based on the supernatural elements of belief & make-belief, hypnotic spells prevalent across religion, culture, traditions, taboos, and societies worldwide. Mystic and esoteric orientation of the theme is nonchalant and utterly superstitious driven yet a social drama revolving around make-belief. It drives the central theme with the tone of indigenous places on sorcery and black magic as a social menace.

The film is based on the life of a girl Pallavi; the central character & the protagonist of the social drama played by an amazing newcomer, debutante Miss Sahil Mishra (Guddi) & accidentally how she has encountered various situations of superstitions at different stages of her professional life.

The story has been mounded with anecdotal unfolding with suspense, symbolic depictions, surrealism, and magic realism where characters have been juxtaposed for a seamless effect. The lyrical song numbers have aided the magic portrayal of the storyline and narrative of superstitious belief. It has been spell-binding in a never-before style and flair. It has a cathartic deluge in the end for making this film a block booster. The film provokes the big question, as to whether evil drives out goodness, or goodness evil? Can make Belief destroy the belief system of people?

Each song captivates the listeners with its cosmic sound and symphony. It has been proudly appreciated by the audience and film critics during the premiere show. The music, lyrics, songs, and singers are incredible in each of the five songs.

Mr. Chinmay Das Pattanayak- the Director has composed the storyboard, screenplay, dialogue, and lyrics in harmony and shot them in various enchanting locations of Odisha and in the natural bounties of Mayurbhanj, Puri, and Bhubaneswar; with its lilting toe-tapping songs.

The potential voices of Pandit Shiba Prasad Ratha, Ira Mohanty, and Bishnu Mohan Kabi and the contribution of the Music Director Santanu Satpathy have been amazing. The creative head Bibhudatta Panigrahi, chief assistant Mr. Sudharanjan Mallick and Mr. Aasish Behera, etc. all and each of them have garlanded this film magically.

Producer Dr. Bibekananda Panigrahi believes the strong concept and the philosophy of music which act as an emotive key for social change by influencing the psyche.

All the artists and casts, male and female actors have made their debut in the film but maintained with the audio vibrations. The selected male castes include Mr. Sujay Mohanty, Mr. Arun Mohanta, Dr. Biswajit Das, Mr. Tapas Panda, Mr. Sudhir Mohanty, Mr. Mangal Besra, Mr. Gokul Das, Mr. Santosh Mohanty, Mr. Shiba Shankar Barik, Master Navneet Mohanta, Mr. Lambodar Singh, Mr. Sangram Bhanjdeo and Mr. Sujeet Natha. Never the less the major debut female actress including Mrs. Sagarika Das, Miss. Darsana Bhanjdeo, Miss Arpita Das, Miss Prakashini Mishra, and Miss Reslee Patra, etc. have contributed their might.‘BISHWAAS-The Light over Darkness’ is scheduled to release in coming January 2022 in all cinemas of the state.


About Editor in chief

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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