Superstar on the floors
Superstar is the second production of Ambe Audio Visual, the first being Kalinga Putra. The mahurat of the film was held recently in the presence of Bhubaneswar MP Prasana Patasani. The film has Mahasweta, Mihir Das, Rali Nanda, Satyaki Mishra, Ratan Meher, George Tihadi, Aswini Brahma, Jayeeram Samal, Hadu, Lina, Budhan, Khushi and Adit in the lead roles. Mihir Mohanty has scored music for the first time with Udit Narayan, Shaan, Rati Satapathy and Shibani lending their voice for the songs. Barada Prasana Tripathy has penned the story and script along with direction for the film, which is being produced by Debananda Panda and Sampurnananda Panda. Scheduled to release in April, there are two new faces in the film - Ansuman and Sonam Kar apart from a guest appearance by Bollywood actor Nana Patekar.
Tanka Tote Salam
Director Sudhansu Sekhar Malik is busy shooting Tanka Tote Salam which has Chandan Kar leading the starcast. ‘’The film is an attempt to create awareness among the masses against corruption and gives a message to the society about how money rules,’’ said Chandan. Seasoned actors Rali Nanda, Minaketan, Biren Mishra and Asit Pati lead the starcast along with debutantes Mita Chakra and Prakash Rout.
The second film of Chakadola Production, Sweetheart is being produced by Nilakantha Das while Susant Mani is directing the film besides writing the story and screenplay. Babusan, Anubha Sourya, Anu Choudhury, Mihir Das, Minaketan, Samaresh and Aparajita play the lead roles. The shooting of the movie began this month. Susant Mani has roped in Abhiram Mishra as director of photography and Goodli Rath will be composing the music.
Mahurat of Bad Girl
Gaurav is the latest new entrant to the Oriya film industry debuting with yet to release Abhimani Priya Mora. He has also signed another film ‘Bad Girl’ opposite Lipi, the mahurat shot of which was clapped recently. Jayprakash Mohanty is directing the movie for which shooting kicked off on February 3. Producer Prabhat Kumar Pradhan has scheduled the release of the movie for April. Other than the lead pair, the audience will be seeing Dipan, Babli, Mihir Das, Bijay Mohanty, Aparajita, Jayee, Hari and Saroj Das in various characters.