Food, cinema, quiz show grace Day 2 of Odisha literary festival, 2017

Published: 29th October 2017 01:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th October 2017 08:11 PM  

The second day of the Odisha Literary Festival 2017 saw school students racking their brains in an engaging quiz session conducted by Soumyadip Chowdhury. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Divided into​ two segments, the session saw participation of 7 schools. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
SAI International School, Bhubaneswar won the first prize with 80 points. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Mother's Public School secured the second position with 70 points and DAV, Pokhariput bagged the third spot with 60 points. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Pushpesh Pant a noted academician and a food critic speaks at a session on 'Indian food is Great so why is Indian Food Writing largely Unpalatable?' (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
The other panelists for the session are Nishant Choubey, a Delhi-based corporate chef (left) and Sourish Bhattacharya, a food blogger (right). (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Managing Director of UMSL Limited, Paramita Mahapatra speaks at a session on 'What Lies ahead for the Young Odia?'. The other panelists for the session are Odia writer and columnist Gourahari Das (extreme left), Ratnamala Swain, an architect litterateur and entrepreneur Srikumar Mishra. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
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Actress Tillotama Shome speaking at a session on 'The changing face of Indian Cinema'. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
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The other speakers for this session were independent writer and critic Jai Arjun (extreme left) and national award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
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(Left to right) Filmmaker Amartya Bhattacharyya, Odia actresses Anu Choudhury, and Malabika ray along with film director Sabyasachi Mohapatra at a session on 'Odia Cinema: Glorious Past but Future Uncertain?'. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Author of the Bahubali trilogy Anand Neelakantan in conversation with Ravi Shankar Etteth during a session on 'Does our Mythology contradict History?' (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Noted novelist Durjoy Datta speaks at the session on 'Romance in new India'. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
Along with Durjoy Datta other panelists in the session were Pushpesh Pant (centre) and author Milan Vohra (right). (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
The day's events ended with the closing Keynote Address delivered by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. (Shamim Qureshy | EPS)
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