Odisha Film Awards 2017: Ravi Shankar Patnaik to get Jayadev puraskar, Tarang sweeps Tele awards

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Culture department today announced the State Film Awards for 2017. Ravi Shankar Patnaik will receive the prestigious ‘Jayadev’ puraskar for his contribution to Odia film industry in editing. This is for the first time that the jury has decided to honour and bring the people who always behind the scenes to the limelight.

Tarang’s ‘Nua Bohu’ was adjudged the best tele serial in the 6th Tele awards which were also announced today. Besides, Nua Bohu also won in four different categories- Jagjit Pal best actor, Mrutyunjay Kar best supporting actor in negative role, Mitali Sargharia best actress & Sonali Srivastav best story writer.

Sambit Mohanty will receive the best director award for the Odia film ‘Hello Arsi’. Parthasarathi Ray will get the best actor and Sanmira Nagesh has won the best actress awards for Hello Arsi, informed Manoranjan Panigrahi, secretary Culture department at a presser today.

The 29th State Film Awardees are:

Best Film-Hello Arsi

Best Actor-Partha Sarathi Ray for Hello Arsi

Best actress- Sunmeera Nagesh for Laila O Laila

Best Director- Sambit Mohanty

Best Music Director– Baidyanath Das

Best Lyricist – Arun Mantri for Tu Mo love Story

Best Playback Singer (Male): Satyajit Pradhan (Biti Jaichi Kete Dina Film: Sapanara Pathe Pathe)

Best Playback Singer (Female) Asima Panda (Film: Mu Khanti Odia Jhia t)

Best Music Director: Baidyanath Dash (Laila O Laila)

Best Photography: Dhrubananda Panda (Siba Not out)

Best Editing: Amartya Bhattacharya (Khaniyaka)

Best Lyricist: Arun Mantri (Tike Tike Achinha Film: To Mo Love Story)

Best Script: Debidutta Mohanty (Film: To Mo Love Story)

Best Supporting Actor: Manoj Patnaik (Khanti Odia Jhia)

Best Supporting Actress: Mamuni Mishra (Khanti Odia Jhia)

Best Comic Actor: Tribhubana Panda (Hero No-1)

Best Child Artist: Maguni Patra (Babulu) (Film: Sapanatie)

Special Jury Award: Pradyumna Lenka