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Odia film ‘Phalguna Chaitra’, is going to hit the theatre on 12 th of May,2023

Bhubaneswar:10/5/23:After the crime thriller ‘Charitra’ and travel love story ‘Daalcheeni’, Sisir Kumar Sahu and Peenaki Singh Rajput have delved into the family drama genre with  ‘Phalguna Chaitra’, which is going to hit the theater on 12 th of May,2023 across the Odisha and globe,“The movie basically represents the time period of ‘Phalguna Chaitra’ month as per Hindu calendar which corresponds with February/March in the Gregorian calendar,” director Sisir Kumar Sahu told.

The story of the film revolves around  Kabya is an architect who gets an assignment to renovate a vintage house in a remote hilly small town of Odisha. There he meets the chirpy and bubbly interior decorator Smruti who is also the granddaughter of the head of the house Das Babu. Kabya and Smruti fall in love while renovating the house together. But then something agonising happens which changes the dynamics of all the relationships around.


The director duo, who are known for visual storytelling, and good cinematography, shot the film in Koraput, Nabarangpur, and Jeypore districts in about 25 days during the rainy season.

The star cast includes Choudhary Jayprakash Das, Partha Sarathi Ray, BM Baisali, Ananya Mishra, Sukant Rath, Pranab Prasanna Rath, Manisha Manjari Mishra, Kailash Panigrahi, Bhaswati Basu, and Chandan Biswal. While Sakti Jagdev is the producer, the story has been written by Dr Sulagna Mohanty.


‘Phalguna Chaitra’ has five songs, which have been composed by Kaushik, Ehsan, and Abhishek while the lyrics have been penned by JP Wordsmith, Sumit Panda, and Sthitha Pattnaik. Gaurav Anand, Kuldeep Pattanaik, Aisharwya Kumar, Rituraj Mohanty, and Ananya Nanda have lent their voice to the songs.

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