Odia Biographical film ‘Tulasi Apa’, produced by debutant producer Anupam Patnaik under the banner of Amiya Patnaik Productions, releasing Today (19th May).
Barsha Nayak has been featured in the film to play the lead role as Tulasi Munda. Child artist Madhusmita is playing the childhood role of Tulasi Apa. Sujeet Paikarya is also coming with a very important role in this movie. The film has been shot in various locations of Keonjhar district including the birth place and work place of Tulasi Munda.
Lochani Bag, Premanjan Parida, Mamta Panda, Choudhury Bikash Das are in other important characters.
The biographical movie talks about life of Padmasri Tulasi Munda, her struggle and efforts to educate people in her community. The story will highlight her achievements and protest against injustice and discrimination meted out to her fellow beings.
Ahead of the release, the film has already received overwhelming response across the country. It has also bagged awards in national and international level including six state awards.