Bhubaneswar: A documentary on the century’s first Nabakalebar – ‘God’s Own People’ – was launched here on Friday in the presence of CM Naveen Patnaik and Governor SC Jamir today.
A special screening of the documentary was done at a multiplex in Bhubaneswar. The 80-minute long documentary has been created by Padma Shri Nilamadhav Panda while it has been sponsored by the State Culture and Tourism department.
“The documentary has been made to be viewed around the globe. I am sure this will be appreciated by many Odias and others all over the world,” said Patnaik after the special screening.
“It is a film on Lord Jagannath and whosoever does it will feel proud about it. Moreover, through this special screening in which the CM, the Governor and other dignitaries were present, we want to spread the idea that we can do quality movies and can take it to the international level. Our aim here is to screen this film in as many forums as possible,” said Nilamadhav Panda.