The much honor and highly appreciated by media and audience, Akshya Parija‘s odia movie “Kehi Nuhen Kahara“, bagged Seven State Film Awards as the best film including the most prestigious Mohan Sunder Dev Goswami Award. Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress, Best Lyric, Best Costume, Best Make Up, Best Sound formed the other noteworthy recognition.
“Thank you Lord Jagannath, thank you the Chairman and Jury Board, thank you the film Director Susant Mani and the entire team of Kehi Nuhen Kahara, thank you friends and associates who helped and supported to reach this place and thank you Media and Press who praised and appreciated the film”, exploded Akshay Parija emotionally from Dubai on receiving the news.
“Rewards and recognition are strong motivating factors that will keep us pursue the challenging objective of revival of Odia Cinema without focusing towards business arithmetic. I am grateful to Government of Odisha for supporting me in this journey.” added Parija reassuringly.
When contacted, Director of the film Susant Mani was candid to admit that among his total 16 films in the past, “Kehi Nuhen Kahara” was most challenging one. “My Producer put one condition to me and that is- I want you to make a good film without thinking of money. I hope he will be happy now with the recognition.”
Interestingly the team of Parija and Susant Mani have one more path breaking film “Love U Jessica” knocking the doors of audience view and liked to hit the theaters very soon. Which is a true story and Jessy is playing the female lead.
In State Film Award 2015 Kehi Nuhen Kahara adjusted as the best film, Soumya Ranjan as the best actor for Anterleena, Samaresh Routray as the best supportive actor for Ishq Tu Hi Tu, Barsha Nayak as the best actress and Amiya Pattanaik as the best director for Tulashi Apa
Similarly, best story award to Tapas Saragharaia for Ishq Tu Hi Tu, Best female play back singer to Antara Chakrabarty, Best male playback singer to Gautam Giri, Best editing to Sukumar Mani for Ishq Tu Hi Tu.