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Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away

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Sambalpur:24/1/21: Veteran Odia film actor Shanti Swarup Mishra passed away at a private nursing home here on Sunday. Mishra had sustained critical injuries on head after falling down in his bathroom a couple of days back. He was admitted to a private nursing home in the city. However, he succumbed to the injuries while undergoing treatment. Following his untimely demise, ...

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Have seen villages disappear, don’t believe in balancing reality: Director Nila Madhab Panda

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Goa:21/1/21: “I have seen with my own eyes, how, over the years, the sea had engulfed three villages in Coastal Odisha. In my films, I am giving the reflection of what is the reality and what I have seen, not what people like to see. I don’t believe in balancing things when the reality is in front of me. In Kalira ...

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Veteran Odia actor Rabi Mishra died at the age of 64

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Bhubaneswar;20/1/21: Veteran Odia actor Rabi Mishra died on Wednesday (December 20) after suffering a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar. He was 64 years old.  A family source told that the actor was admitted to the hospital yesterday evening after he complained of chest pain. Rabi Mishra ruled the Ollywood and television industries for over two decades. He ...

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Akshay Parija Productions”s new serial ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’ is going to be aired on Zee Sarthak on 25th. January

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Bhubaneswar:19/1/21: Ollywood superstar Siddhanta Mahapatra loves to experiment and this time, he has done so by acting in an Odia TV serial titled ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’.While the Odia entertainment industry is going through a very bad phase, here is good news for Odia viewers as the new Odia serial ‘Kemiti Kahibi Kaha’ is going to be aired on Zee Sarthak on ...

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Veteran stage actress Saudamini Pati died at the age of 74

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Bhubaneswar:16/1/21; Veteran stage actress Saudamini Pati passed away today afternoon at her VSS Nagar at the age of 74, Bhubaneswar residence.  Saudamini Pati, a congenial star made her stage presence merely at the age of eight years. Playing the role of kid wife of Kavi Jayadev, she instantaneously caught the imagination of the cultural people of Rambha, and claimed the best performer award in ...

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Senior Film journalist and the editor in chief of BANICHITRA magazine Parikshita Jena passed away

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Bhubaneswar16/1/21:Report by ONS Bureau)  Eminent film critic, the editor of Odia film magazine BANICHITRA Parikshita Jena, died in Bhubaneswar on Saturday morning(16th, January 2021). He was 80-year-old and was suffering from old age-related problems. His funeral will take place at SWwargadwar as per the family sources. Parikshita Jena Jena was born on 1942, April 17 at Mahura village in Bhadrak ...

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MANMOHAN MAHAPATRA: Doyen of Odia New wave cinema (1951-2020)

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(on the eve of First Death Anniversary) Ashok Palit One of the prime tasks of a responsible filmmaker i.e. most trenchant analysis of contemporary societal dilemmas has been nearly mastered by Manmohan Mahapatra, arguably one of the pioneers of purposive new wave cinema. Not he, but his meticulously crafted characters loom large in all his films. Not the characters’ traits, ...

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IFFI Goa is going to pay homage to three legendary Odia Film Personality as an obituary

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Newdelhi:4/1/21:The 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India has announced to pay homage to the three legendary Odia film personalities as an obituary, filmmaker, and eight-times National award-winner late Manmohan Mohapatra by screening his last film, Bhija Matira Swarga.ManmohanMohapatra passed away last year and was conferred with Padma Shri award posthumously, Late actor Bijay Mohanty’s first Odia film, Chilika Teerey is ...

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Nihar Naman Films has presented a large budget Ollywood musical short film ‘Janiya’

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Bhubaneswar:4/1/21:This New year, Nihar Naman Films has presented a large budget Ollywood musical short film ‘Janiya’. The release of ‘Janiya’ was held at Sandy’s Towers. Chief Guest Shri Shyama Prasad Mishra, Channel Head, Tarang released the film officially. The event was attended by the cast and crew of ‘Janiya’ along with many dignitaries associated with the Odia film industry. The ...

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Shantanu Mohapatra : A Musical Renzezvous of Odisha(1936-2020)

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Shantanu Mohapatra was born on November 1936, in Baripada in Mayurbhanj district. He received B.Sc in Applied Geology and Geophysics in 1957 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He joined the State Directorate of Mining and Geology Government of Odisha in June 1957 as a Geologist from which he later retired as the Director (Mining & Geology) in 1994. ...

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