Art & Entertainment


TOILET, a Movie to Laud Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to encourage national Campaign on silver screen PM Narendra Modi praises Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film PM Narendra Modi took social media to appreciate Akshay Kumar’s upcoming Bollywood movie Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. Modi retweeted Akshay Kumar’s tweet with the official trailer of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. […]


12 Authors to Receive PEN IN Young Author Award 2017

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: 2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2017) will be held in October at Mayfair, Bhubaneswar 12 manuscripts has been selected out of 113 in a talent hunt organized by Team BPF Selected manuscripts will be published by ‘PEN IN Books’ and launched at the fest As the second edition of Bhubaneswar […]


Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016 for 3 Odias

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Three well-known artists from Odisha to get Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards in their respective fields.  Odissi dance guru Ratikant Mohapatra, playwright and director Prof. Satyabrata Rout and Pala artist Laxmidhar Rout have been selected for the prestigious Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for the year 2016. The selected artiste will be conferred the award […]


Tulasi Apa and The Curious Case of Odia Movies

By Subhransu Panda: If you ask me to opine my audience view about the recently released first Odia bio-pic Tulasi Apa, I would say that It’s a great Odia movie and everyone should watch this movie. But let me be a little bit critical about this onscreen depiction of tribal rebel sexagenarian Padma Shree Tulasi […]


Fourth Edition of Kalinga Literary Festival 2017 Announced

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Literati from all over the world to be in Bhubaneswar from 10th to 12th June Mayfair Hotel, Bhubaneswar, to be a common platform for art & literature enthusiasts “Literature in Peace and Harmony” to be the central theme for 2017 Over 200 international and national speakers to join the Largest Literary […]


3 Idiotas: Here is the Mexican Remake

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Rajkumar Hirani’s 2009 blockbuster film 3 Idiots, which set the domestic box-office flooded with profits, is all set to get a remake in Mexico. The movie, which was a all time hit and still entertains the film-lovers with its social message in a light-hearted way, had perfectionist […]


Odisha Parba 2017: India Gate Lawn Turns into Mini Odisha

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Three days festival of Odia culture, heritage, art and foods begins today Odisha Parba 2017 — the first festival celebrating Odisha in Delhi – is going to start today evening at India Gate lawn.. Head to the lawns of Delhi’s iconic war memorial, India Gate, to witness spectacular artworks […]


VAK: Nuanced expressions of loss and longing at reading session

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Opening session at India’s first poetry biennale feature five noted poets reading from works in Odia, Assamese, Tamil, Manipuri and Kashmiri Crushing solitude, despair, loss, desire and longing for release from worries and cares informed readings by five poets across as many Indian languages at the opening session of […]


VAK: First Biennale of Indian Poetry

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Brings together 45 poets from 15 languages, discussions on poetry Odia poet Haraprasad Das, Saqti Mohanty and Monalisa Jena are invited Odia poets Haraprasad Das, Saqti Mohanty  and Monalisa Jena are among 45 poets from 15 Indian languages who will gather for a celebration of verses at the country’s […]