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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...

Kansa of Dhanuyatra admitted to hospital
Friday, March 21, 2008

Sambalpur: Gopal Sahu alias Eli, who plays the role of Kansa every year during Dhanuyatra in Bargarh, is undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital follo...

Panchama Veda's Natak Mahotsav from March 23
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Cultural organisation Panchama Veda will celebrate its fourth weeklong State-level Natak Mahotsav and Pancha...

BIG FM plans voice contest in Orissa
Friday, March 07, 2008

Bhubaneswar: As part of its initiative to put new ideas for a better link with its listeners, the Bhubaneswar

Oriya actress files FIR against gangster
Thursday, March 06, 2008

Bhubaneswar: In spite of denial by the police top brass on Wednesday about Ollywood actress Leslian Tripathy alias Lesli being threatened by dreaded gangster Sandip Acharya al...

Jayadev Puraskar to be conferred on film-maker, cinematographer
Friday, February 29, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Versatile film-maker Sisir Mishra and ace cinematographer Surendra Sahoo were conferred the coveted Jayadev ...

Dhenkanal poet earns accolades from UK
Friday, February 29, 2008


State Film Awards for the year 2005 and 2006 announced
Monday, February 25, 2008

Bhubaneswar:  The State Government on Monday announced the State Film Awards for the year 2005 and 2006. Addre...

Steps taken to promote theatre in the State
Monday, February 25, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Two cultural complexes, including an exclusive theatre complex will be built in the State capital soon.

Film Awards 2006 ceremony on Feb 28
Sunday, February 24, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The 19th Orissa State Film Awards ceremony for Oriya films for the year 2006 will be held on February 28 at the Utkal Mandap of Utkal Sangeet...

23rd Konark Dance, Music Fest concludes
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Konark: The 23rd Konark Dance and Music Fest concluded here on Thursday at Konark Natya Mandap, founded by Guru Gangadhar Pradhan. Natya Mandap president Swami Dankaranand Gir...

Jagatsinghpur TV observes 2nd anniv
Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Jagatsinghpur: Jagatsinghpur TV, a private news channel in the district, observed its second anniversary on Sunday. Tourism and E...

10th annual Drama festival from Feb 24
Monday, February 18, 2008

Bhubaneswar: The 10th annual multi-national, multi-lingual drama festival will begin in the premises of the Utkal Sangeet...

Hariharan coming to Bhubaneswar
Monday, February 18, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Celebrated ghazal singer A. Hariharan will perform at the ongoing Toshali National Crafts Mela at the Janata Maidan in Hemanta Das receives AIR award
Monday, January 28, 2008

Cuttack: Noted actor and director Hemanta Das received the All India Radio (AIR) (Akash Vani) Cuttack Station's lifetime ...

JDCA to host national film festival
Friday, January 25, 2008

Bhubaneswar: City-based Jatin Das Centre of Art (JDCA) would host its second national film festival on art and artists at...

Tulasi's Ajay all set for Bollywood
Sunday, January 13, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Ajit Dash popularly...

Jagannath Suprabhatam CDs soon
Sunday, January 13, 2008

Puri: The Swadhyaya Project Co-ordination Committee of Jagannath Temple, Puri has proposed to revive Sankrit devotional songs an...

Pracheen Kala Kendra to open centre in Puri
Sunday, January 06, 2008

Bhubaneswar: Chandigarh-based five-decade-old Pracheen Kala Kendra, a well-known institute of performing arts having branches in

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