Vikash Sharma


Bhubaneswar:  Meet Lohitakshya Patnaik, a budding Odia child artiste who is all set for debut in Bollywood with his upcoming flick, ‘Bachche Kachche Sache’.

A dream come true, this young kid is sharing screen space with veteran actors like Ashsish Vidyarthi and Mukesh Tiwari. Besides, social activist Anna Hazare also does a guest appearance in the movie that has been produced and directed by Ravi Sadasiv. The film is slated to be released on June 2.

The 13-year-old Lohitakshya, who now stays in Mumbai, is on cloud nine to have got the golden opportunity to work in the Bollywood film that has been a great learning lesson.

He is playing the character of Shaket along with other child artistes in the movie. The entire story revolves around the children who start a revolution, unknowingly, that brings in a change in the country.

“It is a great opportunity for me to have shared the screen with legendary actors and Anna Hazare ji. I am looking forward for the film’s release,” said Lohitakshya.

According to the child actor, Ashish Vidyarthi and other senior actors were very supportive and have advised him not to be ‘jealous’ over other co-artists.

A student of RN Poddar, Mumbai, Lohitakshya has worked as a child artiste earlier in several tele-serials including CID and at least 10 Odia films.

“We are happy for Lohitakshya’s success at this young age and eagerly waiting for the movie’s release,” said his father Debasish Patnaik.

Debasish further said, apart from acting Lohitakshya is a talented kid and his story will be an inspiration for others who want to make a career in the entertainment industry.

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