As the film industry is growing day by day, so to build a career in it is a pretty profitable enterprise. Because of this a number of youngsters are trying their luck in film industry to make a good career. A recent addition to this list is Odia boy Sisir Kumar Sahu, an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker in the recent Bollywood movie “Mohenjo Daro”
Previously Sisir was also assisted to Ashutosh Gowariker in the popular hindi television show “Everest” and he had worked with Shyam Benegal in a 10-part television series on the making of the Indian Constitution for Rajya Sabha TV. He was also an assistant director to Chandraprakash Dwivedi of Pinjar fame in the 2014 film Zed Plus.
Sisir Sahu belongs to a small village named Binjhabhal in Keonjhar, Odisha. In 2012, after passing out from Biju Patnaik Film & Television Institute in Cuttack, he moved to Mumbai to try his career luck. He got his first break after a year of struggling in the city with Benegal’s TV show.
There is no doubt that career in Bollywood offers a lot and scope is huge. But it is also true that getting an opportunity there is equally difficult. But Sisir is a very confident person and believes in living life to the fullest and also believe that you need to keep patience to get yourself settled in Mumbai.
For Sahu,working with Ashutosh very different from his experience and the shooting period was extremely exhaustive. And also enjoyed both the walking of around 30km every day from where they stayed to the shooting location and working with Bollywood star Hritik Roshan.
Sisir is now working on a documentary on the Raja festival. The shooting for the 50-minute film has begun in Puri. He planned the show for the culture to the world and will send the film to various national and international film festivals.
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