Cinema

Balochistan to Bollywood

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Kader Khan’s journey from Balochistan to Bombay will bring tears to your eyes By mentioning the “freedom struggle in Balochistan” during his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put forward the most significant and open expression of India’s solidarity with the Baloch people.  But keep the geo-politics aside […]


India to Host the 1st BRICS Film Festival From September 2

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Malayalam movie Veeram to be the opening film for the festival Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has said that the idea of organizing BRICS film festival originated at the last BRICS Summit where Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi proposed a BRICS film festival and film […]


Govt. Announces Swachh Bharat Short Films Competition

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Films Competition to encourage participative approach for Clean India The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting is organizing a Short Films Competition on the theme “Swachh Bharat” that showcases inspiring stories and helps generate awareness among citizens about sanitation and its linkages with public health. The winning entries will be […]


Two Films from Odisha in 4th Woodpecker International Film Festival

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: This Festival will be organised from September 15-18 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi. Films selected from Odisha are ‘Spandan’ by Snehasis Das and ‘Veiled Identities’ by Geeta Dash Spandan on organ donation and Veiled Identities on disability by two Odia directors will be screened in 4th edition of India’s […]


Gobind Tej Passed Away

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Veteran Odia film director, actor, producer Gobind Tej left for his heavenly abode today morning at his Bhubaneswar residence. He was conferred Prestigious Jayadev Award in 1986. Govind  Tej was also conferred  with ETV odia Lifetime Award for Film in 2012. He was 87 years old. Tej started his film career as an actor […]


HC Grants Bail to Papu

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: High Court granted bail to casting couch accused comedy actor Papu alias Tattwa Prakash Satpathy and his associate Pradipta Swain today. Yesterday, HC reserved the verdict after completing its hearing on the bail petition of the comedian and his aide. Papu and his aide allegedly exploiting a minor girl sexually on the pretext […]



Surya Deo’s Rupa Rupantara: A Review

By Sandeep Sahu: Now the second edition is available with three new articles and a lot of rare photographs Rupa Rupantara, a collection of nine well-researched articles by eminent Oriya film chronicler Surya Deo, traces the characteristics that have marked the evolution of Oriya films through the ages. The author takes the reader on a journey […]



International Tiger day: Movie Released

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: Mission Tiger is the first film featuring the root cause of tiger poaching in India and intends to impart a message- Save The Tiger. The Film is based on the cause of ‘Saving tigers’. Mates Entertainment is releasing the film on the International Tiger Day, 29th July. Global Tiger Day, […]