Sisir Mishra – An Indian Film Director And Sreenwriter BIography

Sisir Mishra

Sisir Mishra Introduction:

Sisir Mishra, a renowned director was born and brought up in Brahmapur, Orissa. He has directed many oriya and hindi films. He has started his film career in Hindi films as Assistant Director under Mehboob Khan (Mother India). He is a Director, Writer and Actor.

Sisir Mishra

Early Life:

Sisir was born in 1942 in Bomkei, Near Digapahandi, Brahmapur in Ganjam district of Odisha. He is the son of Purushottam Mishra. His father was an engineer under British Govt. He completed his B.Sc in Khallikote College, Brahmapur and M.Sc in Physics from Ravenshaw College, Cuttack.


Sisir left his academic career as lecturer in Physics, moved to Mumbai in 1965 and started his film career in Hindi films as an Assistant Director under Mehboob Khan of Mother India fame and under Director Jyoti Swarup of “Padosan” fame.

He directed many box office hit films in Oriya like Sindura Bindu, Suna Sansaara, Subarna Seeta, Samaya Bada Balawaan, Ei Ama Sansaara, Bastra Harana, Suna Bhauja, Sabata Maa, etc..

He directed many Hindi movies like Bheegi Palkein, Samay Ki Dhara, Billoo Baadshaah, TADA and Aseema, etc.


Sisir married to Kadambini Mishra (co-scriptwriter of number of his films), Sons – Sagar & Sameer daughter in laws Smita and Priya and Grandsons – Aditya & Harsh.


Odia Films

Sindura Bindu (1976)

Suna Sansar (1977)

Subarna Sita (1983)

Samaya Bada Balwan (1985)

Aei Aama Sansara (1986)

Bastra Haran (1991)

Suna Bhauja (1194)

Sabata Maa (2003).

Sisir Mishra also acted in two oriya movies i.e. Samaya Bada Balwan and Suna Sansar.

Hindi Films

Bheegi Palkein (1982)

Samay Ki Dhaara (1986)

Billoo Baadshah (1989)

Aseema: Beyond Boundaries (2009)

He wrote “Aseema: Beyond Boundaries”, “Kaala Samrajya” and “Biloo Baadshah”.

Awards & Felicitations

  • 2012 Oriya Cinema Gourav (Show Time 2012 Film Awards) Pride of Odisha, March 18, 2012
  • 2012 Chalachitra Jagat Pratibha Samman – 2011, Jan 8, 2012
  • 2006: Jayadeba Puraskar (Orissa Government), for Lifitime Achievement in Oriya Cinema.
  • 2004: Nitai Palit Award ( Most Prestigious Award given by Professionals of Oriya cinema)

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