Bhubaneswar: The 10th Ruchi Odia Filmfare Awards-2019 will be held at Janata Maidan in Bhubaneswar on March 15.
Veteran Ollywood actor Ajit Das will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award on the occasion for his contribution to Odia cinema, managing director of Ruchi Spices Company Sarat Kumar Sahu told the media on Friday. Das will receive a cash award of Rs 25,000, a trophy by the Odisha Filmfare Awards (OFA) Foundation and a citation.
Besides, awards will be given in 26 categories at the awards ceremony, which will be jointly organized by the Odisha Filmfare Awards (OFA) Foundation and event management company White Canvass.
White Canvass director Arabinda Sahoo informed that for the first time, a award for the Best Spot Boy will be given at the function.
The event will be graced by well-known Bollywood actress Kajal Agarwal and Junior Amitabh Bachchan Shashikant Pedwal.
“Junior Amitabh Bachchan will conduct a quiz programme in which the spectators will participate. The winners will be given away cash prizes of Rs 20,000, Rs 15,000 and Rs 10,000. Apart from this, the OFA Foundation will provide financial assistance to the cancer-stricken children and physically challenged students of the Super-30,” Sahoo added.