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Odissi dance drama Ripu Parinama being staged at Konark Festival in Konark on Tuesday. Photograph: Odishabytes

Konark Fest: Poor Odissi Show Leaves Dance Lovers Disappointed

Konark: The five-day long prestigious Konark Festival came to an end on a disappointing note with Odissi performance by Bhubaneswar-based Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Research Centre here on Tuesday. The audience saw the mismatch in steps along with discordant vocals....
Dance drama in Odissi Ripu Parinama being staged at Konark Festival at Konark

Curtains Fall On Konark Dance Festival

Konark: The five day-long Konark Festival in the open-air auditorium with the majestic Sun Temple serving as the the backdrop come to a close here on Tuesday. The valedictory evening witnessed the touching Mohiniattam in its rejuvenated form. Renowned exponent...
Bimbabati Devi and her group from Manipur perform at Konark Festival at Konark

Choreography in Manipuri & Odissi Wow Konark Festival Audience

Konark: The connoisseurs of dance experienced an unforgettable taste of devotion and elegance on the fourth evening of Konark Festival in the open-air auditorium here on Monday with renowned artiste of Manipuri-style Bimbabati Devi and Daksha Mashruwala with their...
Malaysia-based Odissi dancer Ramli Ibrahim and group perform at Konark Festival

Day 3: Odissi, Kuchipudi Steal The Show At Konark Festival

Konark: The third evening of Konark Festival, organized by the Odisha government’s department of tourism, witnessed the delineation of bravura piece of choreographies in Odissi and Kuchipudi. In the first phase the artistes of Sutra Foundation, Malayasia, led by Guru...
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

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...
Aparna Sen and other dignitaries at Kallola film awards function in Bhubaneswar

Five Short Films On Child Rights Awarded

Bhubaneswar: UNICEF Odisha in partnership with AAINA, an Odisha-based voluntary organization, gave away five awards as part of Kallola, a short film contest on child rights at the awards ceremony here on Saturday. Internationally acclaimed film actor and director Aparna Sen, who graced the...
The 48th International Film Festival Got Underway in Goa on Monday

IFFI’s Endeavour Is To Get Film Makers To Land Of Stories: Smriti Zubin Irani

Panaji: Information and broadcasting minister Smriti Zubin Irani on Monday said India is a land of festivals, celebrations, dynamic youth and stories, wherein  stories were told in over 1600 dialects. Addressing the opening ceremony of 48th international Film Festival of India...

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Indian & Sri Lankan Cricket Teams Arrive In Bhubaneswar For Barabati...

Bhubaneswar: The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket team players have arrived in Bhubaneswar today. They are here for the India-Sri Lanka T20 match to be...