Odia Film ‘Pratikshya’ Released In Bengaluru, Mumbai & Pune; Check The Cinema Halls

Bhubaneswar: After being released in 13 theatres in Odisha, the screening of Odia film ‘Pratikshya’ began in several cinema halls in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune on Friday.

The movie has won rave reviews for its original content and has been received well by moviegoers in Odisha and the filmmakers are expecting a similar response from people in these three cities.

Directed by Anupam Patnaik, the son of eminent Odia producer and director late Amiya Patnaik, ‘Pratikshya’ has been inspired by a short story written by Sarala Puraskar-winning author Gaurahari Das and some true incidents.

The feature film was shot at real locations in Bhubaneswar under the Amiya Patnaik Productions banner. It stars Dipanwit Dashmohapatra, Choudhury Jayprakash Das, Barsha Patnaik, Sreela Tripathy, Roopambika Nayak, Susil Mishra, Abakash Mishra and Sidhant Mohapatra in a special appearance.

This film is about an unemployed graduate who faces the dilemma of securing a government job and saving his father after his family meets a medical crisis. It is a very relatable film that has the essence of Bhubaneswar. Every youth will personally feel the storyline,” Anupam told Odisha Bytes.

Notably, the movie was screened at the 11th Annual DC South Asian Film Festival on November 5 where it won an award for best story at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.

Besides, it was also screened at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa, where eminent Bollywood actor Anupam Kher announced that he would recreate ‘Pratikshya’ in Hindi.


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