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Biswanath Rath’s Tamil music video to be screened at Tourfilm Riga

Bhubaneswar: Award-winning Odia documentary filmmaker Biswanath Rath’s latest music video ‘Namma Chennai Chnacey Illa-2016’ will be screened at the ‘Tourfilm Riga’ at Riga in Europe on April 29. Conceptualised and directed by Rath, this three-minute-long Tamil campaign video revolves around...

Steadicam operator Manoj Mishra carves a niche in Bollywood

Bhubaneswar: Taking smooth shots without any jerks while holding a steadicam, weighing 40 kg, requires much training and expertise. Moving scenes in films and television serials are often captured using this camera stabilizer mount. Manoj Mishra, one of the...

Sound designer Nihar Ranjan Samal, the Odisha connection in ‘Padmavati’

While tweeple are going gaga over the first trailer of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’, Odias have another reason to cheer. Mumbai-based Odia sound designer Nihar Ranjan Samal is the Odisha connection in the magnum opus. This is his second...

Nila Madhab Panda’s Kadvi Hawa bags National Film Award

Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed Odia filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda's Hindi film ‘Kadvi Hawa’, based on changing climate conditions, has been adjudged of the winners in the 'special mention' category of the 64th National Film Awards announced on Friday. The film narrates the plight...

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ definitely doesn’t talk about unfamiliar, unconventional women-oriented issues. Nor does it raise voice against something untrodden by the Indian society. It is another leaf in the tree of women empowerment after many of its kind...

Bollywood break: No more scratches for Odia singer Asit Tripathy

After four-year struggle in Mumbai, Odia singer Asit Tripathy finally got his Bollywood break in Raj Kumar Rao-starrer ‘Shaadi Mein Zaroor Ana’ scheduled for November 10 release. The romantic number ‘Tu banja gali Banaras ki mein sham talak bhatku tujhmein...’...

Rituraj’s voice to resonate in Odisha this Raja festival

Bhubaneswar: Known for his unique sufiana renditions, Odia singer Rituraj Mohanty finally lent voice for Odia cinema to be released ahead of the Raja festival in June. Since becoming the first winner of reality show India’s Raw Star in...

Toilet-Ek Prem Katha

Twenty-one days at the theatres and still going strong!!! And no, it is not yet another run-of-the-mill story of woman empowerment. A film with an unusual approach with an even-more unusual title (that had the danger of not luring...
Deepika Padukone in a scene in Padmavat

‘Padmaavat’ Preview Today, Release Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: A story of honour, valour and obsession, much-talked about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Padmaavat’, the story of queen Padmaavati, will have a pan-India release on Thursday, but the makers have arranged paid previews on Wednesday evening. Prakash...

Nila Madhab ropes in Shankar- Ehsaan- Loy for Halka’s title track

Odia filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda has roped in Bollywood’s most sought after musical trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy for his next Hindi film Halka’s title track. The film is produced by Shiv Nadar Foundation in association with Akshay Parija Production and Elnora...
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