Tag: Nila Madhab Panda

Nila Madhab Panda's 'Kalira Atita' Invited For Cornell University Screening

Mumbai: Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia film “Kalira Atita” is all set to be screened at Cornell University’s film society, Cornell Cinema, at New York. In addition to the screening,…

Nila Madhab Panda's Odia Movie Enters Indian Panorama At IFFI 2020

Bhubaneswar: Twenty-three feature films, including Odia movie ‘Kalira Atita’ by award winning filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda has been selected in the Indian Panorama 2020 films for the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in January next year. Panda’s movie is based on climate change and its repercussions. ‘Kalira Atita’ is […]

Nila Madhab Panda can't get over love for Delhi

Mumbai: Director Nila Madhab Panda loved shooting his film “Halkaa” in Delhi, and says the team got a lot of love and support from the people of the capital city. “Halkaa” is a take on a slum child’s heroism, aspirations and dreams. The child protagonist, Pichku, fights for the basic problem that he faces everyday […]

Hope 'Halkaa' helps India become open defecation-free: Nila Madhab Panda

New Delhi: “Halkaa” director Nila Madhab Panda says the film deals with the issues of open defecation, and is his “small contribution” towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission. “This is a very special moment for our team and everyone of us. We have worked hard on this film. We are really grateful to […]

Nila Madhab Panda’s 'Halkaa' bags Grand Prix Award at Kinolub Fest

Bhubaneswar: National Award-winning Odia filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s upcoming movie ‘Halkaa’ has won another Grand Prix Award in the Best Feature Film category at Kinolub International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Poland. Speaking to odishatv.in, Panda said, “This is a huge boost and recognition for the film and I am feeling proud. As […]

'Kadvi Hawa' to be screened at Beijing film gala

Mumbai: National Award-winning filmmaker from Odisha Nila Madhab Panda is looking forward to the Chinese premier of his drama film “Kadvi Hawa” at the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF). “Looking forward to the Chinese Premier of ‘Kadvi Hawa’ at BJIFF, honoured to Be shortlisted among the top 15 films competing for the ‘Tiantan Award’ from […]

Nila Madhab Panda's Halkaa bags top prize at Montreal Fest

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: National Award-winning Odia filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s upcoming movie Halkaa has won top prize “Grand Prix de Montreal” at 21st Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montréal (FIFEM). Halkaa had its world premiere at this prestigious film festival. Halkaa is Panda’s second movie with children which won the top award at FIFEM after […]

'Kadvi Hawa' director hopes word of mouth drives film

Mumbai: Director Nila Madhab Panda hopes a positive word of mouth brings in more footfalls in theatres to watch his movie “Kadvi Hawa”, which makes a point about climate change. “The early reviews have been really positive and encouraging. I am hoping that the positive word of mouth will motivate audiences to watch and appreciate […]

'Kadvi Hawa': A timely warning about global warming

Film: ‘Kadvi Hawa’; Director: Nila Madhab Panda; Starring: Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Tillotama Shome; Rating: **** Look at what we’ve done to Mother Earth. She is no longer Mother, she is Muddle Earth heading towards Murder Earth. In director Nila Madhab Panda’s new work aptly entitled “Kadwi Hawa”, the bitter truth of ecological plunder, is […]

Being an Odia, I'm always happy to bring Odisha into my movies: Nila Madhab Panda

Bhubaneswar: Bollywood director from Odisha Nila Madhab Panda was in the city for the promotion of his upcoming movie ‘Kadvi Hawa’. Odishatv.in caught up with him to know more about the film and his experience working with Ollywood producer Akshay Kumar Parija. Here are the excerpts… On ‘Kadvi Hawa’ and its importance I grew up […]

'Kadvi Hawa' not an art film on climate change, says Ranvir Shorey

New Delhi: Actor Ranvir Shorey says that his forthcoming movie “Kadvi Hawa”, which deals with the issue of climate change, is not an art film. “It’s not an art film or a documentary on climate change. It is an entertaining film and is engaging. It is not a masala film or comedy, but that does […]

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Odia director Nila Madhab Panda wins special mention at National Film Awards

Bhubaneswar: In yet another acclaim for Odia film-maker Nila Madhab Panda, his latest Hindi film Kadvi Hawa (Dark Wind) has won the special mention at the 64th National Film Awards. Based on true stories on the vagaries of nature, especially the complex issue of climate change, Panda has been successful in portraying its ill-effects on […]

Padmashree for Nila Madhab Panda, Haldar Nag

Film director and producer Nila Madhab Panda and Kosli poet Haldar Nag of Odisha will be awarded the prestigious Padma Shri for their distinguished service in Film Direction and Production and Literature & Education fields, respectively, said a release issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday