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First Odia Film‘Sita Vivah ‘ based on drama written by Kampala Mishra


The idea of making images talk is not a 21st-century phenomenon as our forefathers were also equally amazed at the idea of presenting before viewers a tinsel craft. What to do with Bollywood or Hollywood, let’s talk about our own sweetheart Ollywood which has completed its 85 years of a journey recently. The first-ever Odia movie was far more entertaining than it’s ...

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Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours


Puri:28/4/20: Noted dramatist and screenwriter Bijay Mishra was cremated with State honours at Swargadwar here on Monday. One of the pioneers of theatre movement in Odisha, Mishra had breathed his last at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. He was 83. Mishra had directed all-time hit films like Jajabara and Rajanigandha and scripted more than 50 Odia films. He was ...

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Bijay Mishra: Father of Odia modern theatre movement (1937-1920)


By ASHOK PALIT Bijay Mishra  Born at Santaragadia village in Balasore district on 16th July 1937, He was Son of Late Harihar Mishra & Smt Annapurna Mishra, by profession he was Civil Engineer, retired from Dept. of Irrigation, Govt.  Of Odisha. Mishra had written at least 60 dramas and 55 film scripts besides, many serials. Some of his literary works have ...

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Noted screenwriter,dramatist and Jayadev Awardee Bijay Mishra passed away


Bhubaneswar:26/4/20:(Ashok Palit) Bijay Mishra, noted lyricist and screenwriter of Odisha, passed away at age of 83 at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, said sources on Sunday. Mishra was conferred with the prestigious Jayadev Award for lifetime achievement and contribution to Odia film industry last year in the 3oth Odisha State Film Award. Mishra has also directed a few films like Jajabara,  and “Rajanigandha” ...

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Zee Group and Zee Sarthak , Odisha to extend financial support to daily wage earners during COVID-19 crisis:Akshay Parija Productions joins hand instantly


Bhubaneswar:11/4/20: Top players of the media and entertainment industry have come forward to support the daily wage earners who have lost their livelihood due to suspension of production activities after the COVID-19 crisis escalated in March. The sudden halt impacted the sustenance of the daily wage earners involved in the activities across the production chain— artists, cameramen, spot boys, light ...

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Odia New Wave Cinema


By ASHOK PALIT The term ‘New Wave’, rather ‘Nouvelle Vague’, in case of cinema,  we all know,  started in  France in late  1950s-early  1960s  pioneered by the directors like   Truffaut,   Godard,   Resnais,   Rohmer,   Chabrol   etc.   But   there   are disagreements about the exactitude of the form and function of French New Wave–was it only about ‘politics of form’, whether and up to ...

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Akshay Parija Productions have donated Rs 1 Lakh to fight against COVID-19:Sabysachi and Rani Panda join hand


Bhubaneswar:28/3/20:As per appeal from Hon CM of Odisha who is fighting an exam plenary fighting against Fight COVID19, Akshay Parija Productions group have donated State Best Film Award money of Rs 50,000 which  was  given    for  BHIJA MATIRA SWARGA(2018) directed by  Late (Padmashree)  Manmohan Mahapatra and additional RS 50,000 from  own fund which   is small gesture to fight with Odisha CM Naveen ...

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Actor Anubhav Mohanty Pledges Rs 1.05 Cr MPLAD Funds For Cuttack & Kendrapara for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19.


:Bhubaneswar: 27/3/20: In order to  stay prepared with emergency measures amidst the coronavirus outbreak in the state, actor-turned politician Anubhav Mohanty on Friday wrote to Kendrapara Collector for dispensation of Rs 1.05 crore from his MPLAD funds for purchase of necessary equipment for COVID-19. Expressing his concern that the coronavirus outbreak might get more severe in the coming days, the BJD ...

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Noted music director Bachchu Mukherjee breathed his last


Mayurbhanj:16/3/20: Noted music director Bachchu Mukherjee breathed his last at PRM Medical College and Hospital here. He was 62. According to sources, Mukherjee complained of chest pain last night following which his family members admitted him to PRM Medical College and Hospital where he was declared brought dead.Mukherjee has penned a numbers of hit songs for films such as Katha Rahi Jeba ...

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Babushaan and Sivani will come together again in’ Bidyarana’

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Bhubaneswar:18/3/20: Babushaan Mohanty and Sivani Sangita starrer Odia film Bidyarana is set to release this Raja festival.The title of the film was announced recently. Besides, the makers also released the first look of the movie.Babushaan has shared a poster of the film on social media.After Sister Sridevi, Babushaan and Sivani will come together in the film after two years.  Jyoti Das ...

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