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KAMYAB Television in Orissa got license from Union Ministry of IB
Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: KAMYAB Television Pvt. Ltd. a media and entertainment company and part of the Kamyab group has got license from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for it's satellite chanel Kamyab TV.This is ...

Documentary on vending zones in Bhubaneswar
Sunday, March 15, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: NASVI, a national organization working for the roadside vendors has decided to make a documentary film on the newly setup vending zones in Bhubaneswar depicting the history of revolutio...

Sangeet Natak Akademi to set up National centre for Chhau soon
Sunday, February 22, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent; Bhubaneswar: The Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) will set up a national centre for Chhau at Jamshedpur soon. Sangeet Natak Akademi ...

BYOFF Film Festival begins in puri
Sunday, February 22, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent; Puri: Bring Your Own Film Festival (BYOFF) is back in Puri for the sixth consecutive year. The five-day programme, which kicked off on the Pink House beach on Saturday aims at providing a platform t...

Bhubaneswar DD Kendra adjudged best in India
Friday, February 20, 2009

Report by Orissadiary bureau; Bhubaneswar: The city Doordarsan Kendra has been adjudged the best Kendra for 2008 in the country in terms of quality programme production, number of live events, introduction of new and innovative program...

Prafulla Kar Samman for Shantanu Mohapatra
Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Bhubaneswar: Orissa Sangeet Natak Akademi president Shantanu Mohapatra was conferred the Prafulla Kar Samman for 2009 here on Monday during the 70th birth anniversary celebration of the v...

Renowned singer Prafulla Kar’s 70th birth anniversary observed
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Report by Debasmita Biswal, Bhubaneswar: On behalf of Prafulla Kar foundation the festival “Kamala Desha Raj Kumar” was observed on the eve of Prafulla Kar’s 70th birth anniversary.

Culture Minister presents State Film award -2007
Saturday, February 14, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent, Bhubaneswar: The controversial State Film award -2007 has been given to the awardees by the Minister of Culture Suryanarayan Patra in a function  at Utkal Mandap in the evening  of Friday. In this function among others Secretary of Cu...

Orissa film awards for 2007 announced; Jayadev Award for Ramchandra Pratihari
Sunday, February 08, 2009

Report by Suchismita Sahoo; Bhubaneswar: Orissa Government today announced state film awards for 2007. It was announced by Culture minister Surya Narayan Patro here on Sunday. Versatile actor Ramachandra Pratihari would be conferred the prestigious Jayadev award, regarded as the h...

Film review: An Ode To Marang Buru: A film directed by AK Satapathy
Thursday, February 05, 2009

Review  by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo

The film is dedicated to the little communities , who across generations, in the bossom o...

AIR Cuttack celebrates 62nd foundation day
Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Report by Orissadiary correspondent; Cuttack: All India Radio, Cuttack

5th UMPA Award to be given on March 10
Friday, January 30, 2009

By Rashmi r Parida; Bhubaneswar: Utkal Music Producers Association will be given the 5th UMPA awards-2008 to various noted artists, actors, actress, technicians and singers of the State on March 10 at a g...

Natya Chetana performs MAATI in National and International Theatre Festivals
Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Report by Dipti Ranjan Kanungo; Bhubaneswar: Natya Chetana, the known leading theatre organization of Orissa, was being invited by Rwitik for its International Theatre Festival (Des Bideshar Nat) at Behrampur (West Bengal), invited by ...

Odiya film Suna Chadhei to be released
Saturday, January 24, 2009

Oriya feature film in the International Film Festival of Trissur
Saturday, January 10, 2009

Bhubaneswar: Oriya feature film POOJA PAIN PHULATIE is selected to be screened / showcased at International Film Festival of Thrissur....

Bhubaneswar Film Festival to begin on Jan. 7
Saturday, January 03, 2009

Bhubaneswar: 4th annual Bhubaneswar Film Festival (BFF) scheduled to commence on January 7 (Wednesday).

Being hosted ...

An Ode to Marang Buru – The God of Forest
Monday, December 29, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Set in the backdrop of Orissa’s forest tracts, in the Eastern India, the film "AN ODE TO MARANG BURU – THE GOD OF FOREST” chronicles a whole range of stories, legends, myths, songs, dances, riddles, proverbs, metaphors and...

Hrushikesh Bhoi new Kansa of Bargarh Dhanu Yatra
Friday, December 19, 2008

Bargarh: The famous annual Dhanu Yatra here, which will begin from January 1, has now got a new lead actor, Hrushikesh Bhoi, to play the crucial character of Kansa. Bhoi...

Fitfat award for Uttam Mohanty
Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Cuttack: Veteran Ollywood star Uttam Mohanty was conferred with the 5th Fitfat Bioscope Award at a glittering function held at Kala Bikash Kendra here on

Film on blind artist wins award at Barcelona Fest
Monday, December 08, 2008

Balangir: After winning award in the San Francisco Short Film Festival, the film on blind artist Pabitra Kumbhar of Balangir district ‘I sing, therefore I am’ has won critics award at the Barcelona Film Festival. Besides, the other films namely The Sa...

Konark Festival kicks off
Thursday, December 04, 2008

Konark: The 19th Konark Festival of classical dances was inaugurated by Agriculture Minister Surendra Nath Naik at the open-air auditorium here on Thursday.

AIR Cuttack doubles time span of news bulletin
Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The news services division of All India Radio, Cuttack, has doubled the span of its broadcast of the five-minute afternoon bulletin in Oriya.
Commencing on Monday, AIR, Cuttack would broadcast three regional bulletins daily, informed the sources.
While the m...

Saregama releases Sampoorna Geetagovinda
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Bhubaneswar: A set of five audio CDs comprising 24 songs and all 72 shloks with connecting and interlude music, Sampoorna Geetagovinda, which presents the complete and unabridged version ...

FitFat Bioscope Award for actor Uttam Mohanty
Sunday, November 16, 2008

Cuttack: Uttam Mohanty, the first mega star of Ollywood and pioneer of single-hero films, has been nominated for the fifth FitFat Bioscope Award 2008.

Odishi dancers to perform in 12 foreign countries in Asia and Europe
Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Cuttack: A team of six Odishi dancers under the leadership of eminent dance guru Meera Das left here on Tuesday to perform in at least 12 foreign countries in Asia and Europe.

BMC music festival from November 14
Sunday, November 09, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The capital city is gearing up for three-day festival of Indian classical music to be hosted by the four-decade-old Bhubaneswar Music Circle (BMC) in association with corporate giant Vedanta Group at Rabindra Mandap from November 14 to 16.
Known as Vedant-BMC mus...

State to constitute a panel to promote Odissi dance
Friday, October 31, 2008

Bhubaneswar: As part of its policy to promote Odissi dance as a brand ambassador for the State, the State government would soon constitute a council of experts to guide the government and dance institutions on policies and programmes for promotion of the dance form.
Culture M...

Bollywood Nite Fashion Show in Bhubaneswar
Saturday, October 18, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Popular models scorched the ramp at the Bollywood Nite Fashion Show held at Pantaloons Mall here on Friday. The fashion show was a part of the Pantaloons ongoing 'Biggest Days of Bhubaneswar...

Ileana Citaristi is to be prime attraction of Tribal Jamboree
Saturday, October 18, 2008

By Deba Prasad Dash


Akshya Mohanty Foundation to set up contemporary music centre
Sunday, October 12, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The Akshya Mohanty Foundation signed a MoU with Ravenshaw Univ...

Akshaya music competition held
Sunday, September 28, 2008

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to popularise the songs of eminent Oriya music director and lyricist Akshaya Mohanty, a State-level song competition Akshaya Sangeet Pratiyogita...

Ravenshaw VC Devdas Chhotray’s 16 selected songs released
Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Poet, lyricist and Ravenshaw University...

CBI to probe Ollywood star’s death
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The state government on Wednesday asked the Crime Branch to prob...

Sangeet Natak Akademi to promote Prahlad Natak
Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Prahlad Natak, three-centuries-old endangered and exclusive folk theatre of Orissa’s Ganjam district, has found a saviour in the Cent...

Oriya Prashant Satapathy directs serials for Afghan TV
Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Balasore: Orissa’s 39-year-old Prashant Satapathy is the first Indian to direct TV serials for Afghan television in their local language - Dari.

A native of...

First campus radio of State goes on air
Saturday, September 06, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Marking a significant milestone in the educational circuit in Orissa, the first campus radio of the State was made on air by

Daskathia group to propagate govt schemes
Friday, August 29, 2008

Dhenkanal:The Song and Drama Division of the Union I&B ministry has engaged Daskathia singer Kalandi Charan Hota and his associate Prasanta Kumar Hota to create awareness among rural people about various schemes of th...

Oriya film industry joins with Film Federation of India
Saturday, August 23, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The Oriya film industry made a quantum leap forward with the Orissa Film Producers Association (OFPA) joinin...

Abhijit Mishra wins BIG FM Super Singer battle
Monday, August 04, 2008

By Anurjay Dhal


Court grants divorce to Ollywood actress
Saturday, July 26, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The Civil Judge Senior Division, Bhubaneswar

ETV aired Dariaapari Jagannath in last episode of 'Jeebana Jagannath'
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Hyderabad: 'Dariaapari Jagannath' was the last presentation in the month long initiative, titled 'Jeebana Jaganna...

First Oriya animation audio CD released
Thursday, July 10, 2008

Bhubaneswar:  The audio CD of first ever in Oriya animation feature film Dhar...

Ollywood Night for Hara Patnaik regales all Rourkelites
Friday, June 13, 2008

Rourkela: The Ollywood Night in aid of noted producer, director and actor of Oriya film industry Hara Patnaik, who has been ailing from a form of blood cancer, was a big hit h...

Four-day Nanhi Pari contest begins
Saturday, May 03, 2008

Bhubaneswar: KIIT University is hosting N...

Poet Sourindra Barik received the prestigious ‘Bisuv Samman’
Monday, April 14, 2008

Cuttack: Eminent poet Sourindra Barik received the prestigious ‘Bisuv Samman’ on S...

Music concerts in city planned
Monday, April 14, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The Odissi Research Centre (ORC) here, in collaboration with the Depa...

17 dancers selected for Kal-ke-Kalakar national festival
Sunday, April 13, 2008


Week-long drama festival concludes
Saturday, April 12, 2008

Bhubaneswar Poetry recitation held at Abhimanyu College
Friday, April 11, 2008

Bari: A State-level poetry...

AIR Jeypore wins 2nd national prize
Monday, April 07, 2008

Koraput: Akashvani Jeypore has bagged the second prize at the national-level Akashvani Annual Awards ceremony for 2007 in the category of innovative prog...

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