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Sisir Mishra

I Deserve Padma Vibhushan, Not Padma Shri: Sisir Mishra

Bhubaneswar: Noted Odia cine director Sisir Mishra on Saturday expressed his displeasure on being conferred with Padma Shri award. In a statement, the 70-year-old veteran director said instead of Padma Shri award, he should have been conferred Padma Vibhushan. “Conferring Padma...
Elina Samantray

Elina Samantaray Feels Lucky To Pair With Sabyasachi In Sarthak’s Next Movie

Bhubaneswar:  Be it a bubbly character in ‘Love Station’, innocent girl in ‘Abhay’ or ultra-modern in ‘Kabula Barabula’  Elina Samantaray has carved a niche in Odia cine industry. After successfully working with the leading male actors of Odia cine industry she...
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Happy To Join BJP: Mihir Das 

Bhubaneswar: A household name in Odisha and known for his impeccable performance, veteran Ollywood actor Mihir Das is on cloud nine on his recent joining in politics. One of the most engaging and versatile actors of Odia cine industry and...
Anu Choudhury

Right Time To Join Politics, Will Learn Step By Step: Anu Choudhury

Bhubaneswar:  Ollywood hearthrob Anu Choudhury believes she can be instrumental in bringing change for the benefit of Odia cine industry when she comes to power. “I have no background in politics, but will learn slowly. I think this is the...
Chittaranjan Tripathy

Happy To Win Award For My Role In ‘Love U Jessica’: Chittaranjan

Bhubaneswar:  Acclaimed for his work in theatre and films outside the state, director-actor Chittaranjan Tripathy says he was always interested to work in Odia films. Tripathy, who bagged the ‘best comedy artiste’ award for ‘Love U Jessica’ in the recently-announced Odisha...
Samaresh Routray

‘Best Actor’ Samaresh Says Govt Support Imperative For Making Good Odia Cinema

Bhubaneswar:  Adjudged the ‘best actor’ for film ‘Namarda’ in the just-announced 28th Odisha State Film Awards, Samaresh Routray feels it’s high time Odisha emulates some of its southern counterparts in supporting the entertainment industry. “Now the state government should come...
Mahasweta Ray bjp

Chini Mein Kya Kum? Mahasweta Poser To Odisha Film Awards Jury

Bhubaneswar: The 28th Odisha State Film Awards announced on Monday triggered controversy with veteran actress Mahasweta Ray expressing anguish at not being awarded for the film ‘Chini’, which was declared the 'best feature film'. Mahasweta was named 'best supporting actress...

Childhood memories of actors light up Diwali

City denizens are bursting crackers with vengeance even two days after Diwali as heavy rain spoiled the celebrations on Thursday. The festivities too have changes over the years and OdishaBytes caught up with a few celebrities to know their...

Good scripts make good movies: Dolly Jena

Bhubaneswar: “A film can reach great heights if it has a good script and direction,” said actor-director Bijaya Jena aka Dolly Jena, whose directorial debut with Odia film ‘Tara’ won National Award for Best Odia Film in 1992. It...

Calling on my prince charming on Kumar Purnima

As maidens of Odisha observed Kumar Purnima and performed the rituals for a husband as good looking as God Kartikeya on Thursday, OdishaBytes spoke to a few celebrities about their dream man. When asked about the qualities she was looking...
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Inauguration Of Gurupriya Bridge By CM Postponed Due To Heavy Rain

Malkangiri: Inauguration of the Gurupriya bridge over the Janbai river in the cut-off area of Chitakonda block in Odisha’s Malkangiri district has been postponed...