The life of the tribal leader, social activist Tulasi Munda is all set to release in the form of a biopic “Tulasi Apa” on 19th May 2017. Tulasi Apa is a 2016 Odia Biographical film, depicts the life of Tulasi Munda, a tribal leader from Keonjhar, Odisha.
This Odia Film presented by A.P Productions. Starring Barsha Nayak, Madhusmita, Lochani Bag, Premanjan Parida, Mamata Panda, Sujit Paikray, Choudhury Bikas Das. Amiya Patnaik is the director of this Movie and this film is Produced by Anupam Patnaik .
The film introduces Barsha Nayak as the main protagonist. The film has been critically acclaimed and won numerous awards including best director, best actress, best music director, best dialogue, best child artiste and best cinematography in the prestigious Odisha State Film Awards 2017.
Tulasi Apa will be releasing across the theaters on 19 May 2017. Born and brought up in a tribal region of Odisha, ‘Padmashri Tulasi Munda did not allow the poverty, illiteracy and un-development of her locality to dishearten her, discourage her or dampen her spirit.
She took a humble step to educate her fellow beings, which grew into a huge movement. Be it urban-rural divide or conflict of mines-owner and workers or exploitation of the have-nots by the haves, Tulasi Munda protested each and every act of injustice and discrimination and turned the tide in favor of her fellow beings.
The movie, that encapsulates various struggles and achievements of the Padmashree awardee, has been shot in her birthplace as well as various parts of Keonjhar.