Bhubaneswar: The 31st Odisha State Film Awards-2019 were announced on Friday.
Producer-Director Ghanashyam Mohapatra won the prestigious Jayadev Award.
Movie ‘Kalira Atita’, produced and directed by Nila Madhab Panda, bagged the Best Film award. Panda also won the Best Director award for the movie.
Saroj Parida won the Best Actor award for ‘Khusi’, Kavya Kiran was adjudged as the Best Actress for the same film.
Names of other awardees (31st Odisha State Film Awards-2019)
Best Story – Late Kapileswar Prasad Mohapatra (Sala Budhar Badla).
Best Music Director (Balakrushna Samman) – Baidyanath Das (Nayaka Ra Na Devdas).
Best Playback Singer (Male) – Swayam Padhi (Song: Bhija Bhija Prema Chhita, Movie: Dekha Hela Prema Hela).
Best Playback Singer (Female) – Dipti Rekha Padhi (Song: Ae Keun Rutu Ae Keun Rasta, Movie: From Me To You).
Best Cinematographer (Pramod Pati Samman) – Rabindra Behera (Babu Bhaijaan).
Best Editor – Rajesh Das (Khusi).
Best Lyricist – Arun Mantri (Song: Bhijei Dei Jaa Thare, Movie: Bapa Tume Bhari Dusta).
Best Screenplay – Santosh Narayan Das (Babu Bhaijaan).
Best Supporting Actor – Bobby Mishra (Babu Bhaijaan).
Best Supporting Actress – Anjana Das (Bapa Tume Bhari Dusta).
Best Comedian – Tribhuban Panda (Golmal Love).
Best Child Artist – Aishwarya Mishra (Khusi).
Best Art Director – Kalinga Keshari Nayak (Kalira Atita).
Best Sound Recordist – Chandrashekhar Sharma (Sala Budhar Badla).
Special Jury Award – Actor Rohit Raj (Kotie Re Gotie Mana).