Bhubaneswar: Odia feature film ‘Hello Arsi’ has been selected as one of 12 entries for Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to be held from November 16 to December 2 at the capital city of Estonia.
It will be screened in First Feature Competition category of this leading film festival in the Nordic countries and Eastern Europe.
Representing countries from five continents, the festival has added eleven competition films to the previously announced seven, with six of them originating from European countries, two from Asia, two from the Americas and one from Africa.
‘Hello Arsi’ had won three awards at the 65th National Film Awards announced in April this year. The film got the honours for Best Odia Film, Best Dialogue and also a Special Mention for actress Prakruti Mishra.
Partha Sarathi Ray and Prakruti have played the lead pair in the film jointly produced by Ajay Routray and Sambit Mohanty, who was also the director.
The film will celebrate its world premiere at the festival with Ajay Routray representing as the producer.