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MAA

In 1959, Gour Prasad, now in his30’s, undauntedly dived into his second production “Maa”. The story based on the disparity of rich and poor was by renowned writer Gyanendra Burma. The critically acclaimed pair of “Bhai Bhai”, Gour Prasad and Chandana(Chapala’s new screen name) was repeated. The film, once again independently directed by Nitai Palit, attained unprecedented popularity. The romanticism ...

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FATHER OF ODIA NEW WAVE CINEMA

ASHOK PALIT Born on 10th November 1951 in Khordha, Odisha, he joined the film and Television Institute of India, Poona. After completing his studies in FII, he made his first feature film, “Seeta Raati” in 1976, which could not be completed till 1980, due to financial problems. This film won the ‘Rajat Kamal’ in the National Film Awards in 1982, ...

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DIL_DEEWANA_HEIGALA

• On the eve of MakarsankratiSarthak ‘s romantic film DIL DEEWANA HEIGALA going to be released across the Odisha on 13th January,2017,this romantic film is being produced by Sitaram Agrawal and Namita Agrawal. The film stars Babushanin the lead role alongwith Seetal, Aparajita,MihirDas,BijayMohanty,AnjanaDas,Pradyumna Lenka,Namrata Das & others in supporting roles DIL_DEEWANA_HEIGALA is being directed by Sudhanshu Mohan Sahoo, Ranjit Patnaik ...

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. ‘Nijhum Ratira Sathi’ movie is going to hit the theatre on 1st January,2017

Newcomer Jyoti Prakash has been busy wrapping up his debut films.He is on a highly cherished Hat Trick record as his three Odia movies are in the pipeline for release. He was the winner of ‘Mitha Mitha Jodi’-reality show of Colors Odia TV Channel.After that he got a break in movie ‘Mitha Mitha’-first Odia film of of Colors Odia TV ...

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DELUGE OF MOVIES HIT OLLYWOOD IN 2015

Friday, 01 January 2016 | ASHOK PALIT | Bhubaneswar  Though with more ‘misses’ than ‘hits’ in 2015, Ollywood saw virtually a deluge of films. Of the 27 odd full-length feature films released during 2015, 10 films hit the screens between January and June. Good and very good films rubbed shoulders with the bad, the very bad, the terrible and the ...

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Odisha State Film Awards for 2015 announced

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Film Awards – 2015 were announced on Saturday. Cinematographer and Producer Ashok Swain will be awarded with Jaydev Award, a special award given to a film personality for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Odia cinema. Odisha State Film Award for Best Film will be awarded to ‘Kehi Nuhe Kahara.’ Odisha State Film Award for ...

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Mo Dil Kahe Ilu Ilu

The new Odia movie titled Mo dil kahe Ilu Ilu is based on double roles. The story focuses more on family drama despite being a love story. Entrepreneur’s (Mihir Das) son Deb falls in love with another entrepreneur’s (Bijaya Mohanty) daughter Shruti. Residing in Deb’s home is a transgender named Ketaki, also happens to be in love with Deb. However ...

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Odisha, Indonesia Share Age-Old Historical and Civilisational Links- Governor

Bhubaneswar: Odisha and Indonesia share age-old historical and civilsational links. People of Kalinga were the pioneers in Indian colonization in farther India, particularly in Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, the then Burma. Indian traders, adventurers, teachers and priests were the dominating influence in South-East Asia. Hinduism and Buddhism both spread to these regions from India and for many centuries existed there with ...

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Odisha: SZAMBM Gheraoed Collectorate Demanding implementation of the 5th Scheduled Provisions

Sundargarh: Hundreds of tribals marched in a rally on 12th Nov from Stadium and gheraoed the district collectorate demanding implementation of the 5th scheduled constitutional provision in the district. The protest rally was organised under the umbrella banner of Sundargarh Zilla Adiwasi Mulwasi Bachao Manch(SZAMBM) under which a number of community based tribal sangathans from all the blocks across the ...

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Did Matira Manisha & Mala Janha create new wave in Odia cinema?

To many Indian filmgoers today, Mrinal Sen is a cult hero. He has managed to transform a very commonplace film style into a socially relevant, politically committed cinema. For a long time, the Bengali cinema has been quite removed from social realism and relevance. Even Satyajit Ray, Bengal’s internationally famed director, has seemed content to portray India from the artist’s ...

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