When movies such as The Accidental
Prime Minister, NTR Kathanayakudu, Thackeray and PM
Narendra Modi are hitting headlines across the nation, then why would
Ollywood stay back? Odia film industry is also planning a movie based on
the legendary leader and former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik. The first
look of the biopic on legendary leader ‘Biju Babu’ was officially unveiled near
the birthplace of Biju Patnaik in Cuttack on January 15. Biju Patnaik was not
only a successful political leader but he was also known as a brave pilot. His
life is full of many exemplary acts and surely deserves to be filmed.
Hundreds of fan and movie lovers gathered
at the venue to see the first look of the movie.
Ollywood superstar Anubhav Mohanty will be
featuring in this upcoming movie, based on the life and ideology of Biju
Patnaik. The movie will be directed by national award-winning Odia filmmaker
Nila Madhab Panda, the film is being made under the banner of Prakash Films and
Akshay Parija Productions.
The movie is the pipeline for release in
Odisha where Assembly and Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held
The film is set to release in the first
week of April this year.