The Odia film industry went through a series of cyclical ups and downs in 2016 with its fortunes soaring at times and plummeting at others. Out of the 33 films, most of the big Ollywood releases of the year are weighed in terms of their net box office collections.
Among the actors, Babushan bagged the most number of offers, Amlan who appeared in four movies, Anubhav and Sabyasachi are appeared in three each. Among the actress Archita, Jhilik, Riya and Sheetal made three big screen appearances each. Barsha and Elina however were less with two. Sidhant Mohapatra seen in only one movie Gunda.
Jyoti Ranjan , Tamanna, Anjana Singh, Karan Singh Roy , Ashish Das, Subham Naik and Niharika Dash are listed in Ollywood film industry as the new comer in this year. Gopichand and Snehalata Parida donned the producers hat for the first time this year.
Niharika Dash was the leading lady in Taranga cine production’s Tu Kahibu Na Mun. She bagged the offer after wining the second season of Kia Heba Mo Heroine, a talent hunt TV show in tarang tv. Karan Singh Roy and Ashish Das made their big screen appearances through the movie Mun Gandhi Nuhen.
Anjana Singh debuted in the movie Jouthi Tu Mun. Jyoti Ranjan debuted in the Sailendra Mishra directed odia flick Dele Dhara Katha Sare, Tamanna Vyas cast in Bhaina Kan Kala Se. Subham Naik entered through Premara Nisha Niara Niara.
Amaresh Pati (Hela Mate Prema Jara), Prashant Pal (Tu Mo Sapanara Rani), Raju Sarveya (Jabardast Premika), Ranjit Barik (Rivenge), Pradeep Bhol (Chini), Babuda Dipun (Aasilu Jebe Tu Jana Pheri), Gopi Anand (He Prabhu Dekha De), Sailendra Mishra (Dele Dhara Katha Sare), Saroj Kant (Premara Nisha Niara Niara) all are listed their name as the Ollywood director in 2016.
Like this among new producers Bharati Naik (Premara Nisha Niara Niara), N.K Naik (Gunda), Pankaj Rout (Dele Dhara Katha Sare), Prasanna Kumar, Uma Maheswar Rao (He Prabhu Dekha De), Priti Ranjan Sahoo (Aasilu Jebe Tu Jana Pheri), Bhabani Majhi, Snehalata Sahu (Chini), Asit Pati, Subhashis (Rivenge), Suraj Mishra (Mun Gandhi Nuhen), Prashant Pal (Tu Mo Sapanara Rani) etc.
Odia singer Ananya‘s first Ollywood appaerance in the movie Agastya with the song “Dhira Dhire” was the smash hit of 2016. This Prem Anand composition was a Human Sagar and Ananya duet. The title track of the Anubhav starrer Dushera released movie Baby was a huge hit. Tora Mora Jodi Aaji Kariba Kamal, a song from the movie Bye Bye Dubai received wide popularity. Babushan starrer Love Station and Love Pain Kuchh Bhi Karega movie are musical hits. And there are many songs which proved the best and collected much popularity and became huge hit in this year.
There are so many movies which are memorable for 2016. Odia movie Agastya starring Anubhav, Jhillik, Akash was a memorable movie for many reasons. For the first time Anubhav and Akash shared screen together and pulled off notable performances. Taranga cine productions Love Station was a super hit movie of Babushan and Elina. Nila Madhab Panda’s another notable film is Lord Jagannath’s Nabakalebara.
2016 Odia Movie List:
Gote Sua Gote Sari – Anubhav Mohanty, Barsa Priyadarshini
Jouthi Tu Seithi Mu – Saroj Das, Sritam Das, Anara Gupta
Chup Chup Chori Chori – Abhishek Rath, Ria Dey
Hela Mate Prema Jara – Sabyasachi Mishra, Archita Sahu Rusi Pattanaik
Agastya – Anubhav , Jhillik ,Akash Dasnayak
Jabardast Premika – Babusan, Jhillik Bhattacharya, Mihir Das
Jhiata Bigidi Gala – Babusan, Elina Samantaray
Love Station – Babusan, Elina Samantray
Mun Gandhi Nuhen – Karan Singh Roy, Ashish Das, Bhavna,
Premare Premare – Arindam,Sheetal Patra
Samaya Bada Balaban – Pupinder, Ansuman, Anubha Sourya,Lipsa Misra
Tu Je Sei – Babusan, Mihir Das, Riya Dey
Tu Kahibu Na Mu – Amlan Das, Niharika Das, Mihir Das,illu Banarjee
Bhaina Kan Kala Se – Tamanna, Kuna Tripathy, Balakrushna, Zeena Salam, Chandan
BABY – Anubhav Mohanty, Preeti Priyadarshini, Poulomi Das, Jhilik Bhattacharjee
Dele Dhara Katha Sare – Jyoti, Malobika, Mahesweta Ray, Bobby Mishra
Tora Dine Ku Mora Dine – Amlan, Riya, Arindam, Sheetal
Chhati Tale Ding Dong – Varsha Priyadarshini, Archita, Sabyasachi, Shakti Kapoor
Love Pain Kuchh Bhi Karega – Babushan, Supriya
Gunda – Sidhant Mohapatra
Premara Nisha Niara Niara – Subham Naik, Zeena Samal