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Raja festival will witness four big releases this time with top stars of the O-town

Bhubaneswar:18/6/23:Encashing in on the three-day Raja festival beginning June 14 and the summer vacations, Odia movie producers have lined up four releases to keep the cash registers ringing. This is a norm every year and invariably, the effort hits the bull’s eye. Fans of Odia films finally have a reason to rejoice in this Raja! With theatres welcoming back audiences ...

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Bhubaneswar Film Festival (BFF) an exclusive Odia Film festival, concluded on Sunday evening

Bhubaneswar: 11/6/24:Bhubaneswar Film Festival (BFF) an exclusive Odia Film festival, concluded on Sunday evening at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The main attraction on the final day was a masterclass by renowned Bollywood director Amit Rai. The eminent writer Dr. Pratibha Ray graced the valedictory ceremony of BFF as the chief guest. On this occasion, she said, “Many films are based on ...

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Nanda Master’nka Chatasali becomes first Odia film to be presented at Bharat Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival 2024

France:29/5/24:Based on the life of the late 103-year-old Indian teacher Nanda Prusty, Nanda Master’nka Chatasali has become the first Odia film to be presented at the Bharat Pavilion at the 77th Cannes Film Festival 2024 scheduled to take place in the French Riviera from May 14 to May 25. The film’s team has been invited by the Bharat Pavilion to ...

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Restored by Film Heritage Foundation, ‘Maya Miriga’ will be shown at the Il Cinema Ritrovato festival in Bologna, Italy

A movie that was made with great difficulty, lay forgotten in a warehouse for years, and was found in poor condition – Maya Miriga by renowned Odia director Nirad Mohapatra is destined to be a case study in courses about film preservation. The 1984 production was restored by the Film Heritage Foundation after a three-year effort. Maya Miriga (Mirage) will be premiered ...

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Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami – Maker of Odia film ‘Sita Bibaha’

Ashok Palit Legends are not born, they are made. They live and die with their passions. Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami was such a legend with an unflinching passion for creativity. He dared to dream of making the maiden Odia film even before Odisha was carved out as the first linguistic state in the country. If it was Dada Saheb Phalke ...

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Bhubaneswar Film Circle going to present  Bhubaneswar Film Festival

Bhubaneswar:28/4/24: Bhubaneswar Film Circle going to present  Bhubaneswar Film Festival (BFF) is honoured to invite Odia film lovers and cinephiles to a three-day exclusive Odia film festival at Jaydev Bhawan and Gita Gobinda Sadan, Bhubaneswar from 7th to 9th June 2024. The films selected for the festival are an impeccable blend of classics and award-winning ones that many haven’t got ...

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Odia Cinema DAMaN & Pratikshya inducted in New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF 2024)

Featuring 49 Narrative, Docs, and Short Films Special Event Celebrating 50 Years of Shabana Azmi in Cinema New York;27/4/24: The New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), North America’s oldest and most prestigious festival featuring cinema from the global Indian community has announced the full line-up for the 24th edition which runs May 31-June 2, 2024 in New York City. This ...

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Eminent Odia theatre writer and director Satchi Das passed away

Jajpur: 18/4/24:Eminent Odia theatre writer, director, and cine actor Sachi Das passed away today following a prolonged illness. He was 91. According to sources, Dr Sachi Das breathed his last at around 9.30 am on Thursday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Cuttack. The final rites will be held at his ancestral village in Bari, family sources said. Eminent ...

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Ollywood gears up with a series of releases during 1st week of March,2024

Bhubaneswar:10/3/24:Ollywood gears up with a series of releases during 1st week of March. On the eve of Women’s Day three films were released, including Trikanya, Operation 12/17 & Boss. On the 7th of March dubbed version of Telugu movie Adi Oka Idile (2019)was released in Odia titled  Jete Gori Sete Story. Trikanya directed by Anupam Pattnaik revolves around a widowed ...

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Popular actress Rachana Banerjee will fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Hooghly

Kolkata: 10/3/24:Popular actress Rachana Banerjee, who had acted in several Odia, Bengali, and Hindi movies, will fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Hooghly in neighboring West Bengal as a Trinamool Congress candidate. Notably, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently featured in Rachna Banerjee-hosted reality show Didi No 1 Season 9. The 49-year-old had become a household name in ...

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