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Videos: Remembering Ghazal Maestro Jagjit Singh On His 77th Birth Anniversary

Bhubaneswar: If there is one name that immediately strikes the mind, while talking about ‘ghazals,’ it is undoubtedly that of Jagjit Singh. His soulful, soothing and deep renditions have been etched on the hearts of music lovers. The ‘kagaz ki kasti’...
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...
Jitendra Mishra

Jitendra Mishra Selected Jury For Film Fest In Spain

Bhubaneswar: Kudos for Odisha-born filmmaker and promoter Jitendra Mishra. He has been selected as jury for the biggest educational cinema festival, Mostra International Cinema Education (MICE), to be held in Valencia, Spain. The festival will continue from February 10...
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‘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...
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...

Google Celebrates Md Rafi’s Birth Anniversary With Doodle

New Delhi: World’s largest search engine Google on Sunday paid tribute to legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi with a doodle on the occasion of his 93rd birth anniversary. Mohammed Rafi is hailed as one of the most versatile singers of...
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...
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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...
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