Sabyasachi Mohapatra

Sabyasachi Mohapatra (born 27 August 1950 in Lehedi, India) is an Indian film director, writer, and producer in Odia cinema.[1][2] He owns a production house named Mohapatra Movie Magic.[3]

Sabyasachi Mohapatra
Born (1950-08-27) 27 August 1950 (age 70)
Lehedi, Orissa, India
NationalityIndian
OccupationDirector, Producer, Screenwriter
Years active1974-now
ChildrenKumar C Dev Mohapatra (son)

Madhubala Mohapatra

Rajashree Mohapatra
Parent(s)Kapileswar Prasad Mohapatra (father)
Bishnupriya Mohapatra (mother)

CareerEdit

Mohapatra made his directorial debut in film Bhukha in Sambalpuri Language that won International Jury award at Gijon Film festival in Spain.[4]

His movie Jai Jagannatha released in 2006, a mythological film, was a mega-budget released in 15 different Indian languages.[5]

After 25 years, director Sabyasachi Mohapatra is back with Sala Budha in 2012. The film is based on a novel by renowned author Kapilesh Prasad Mohapatra (his father),the film was screened at the International Film Festival of in Goa, India in 2013 and the film won seven awards, including the best actor award, at the Odisha state film awards.[6][7]

He directed another Sambalpuri language film Aadim Vichar released in 2014 and the film won 62nd National Film Awards in Best Feature Film in Odia and also won Best director and Best actor award at 26th Odisha State Film Awards.[8][9]

In 2015,he worked on his next project 'Pahada Ra Luha' and which earned him back-to-back National Film Awards. The film won Best Feature Film in Odia at 63rd National Film Awards in 2015.[10][11][12]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Director Producer Screenwriter Language Notes Ref
1987 Sabu Mayare Baya Yes Yes Odia Debut Film as Director [13]
1989 Bhukha Yes Yes Yes Sambalpuri This is the first Oriya film to get an International Jury Award at the Gijón International Film Festival [14]
1996 Jhili Yes Yes Odia [15]
1998 Bou Yes Yes Yes Odia Won 1998 Orissa State Film Awards in five Categories including Best Film [16][17]
2003 Bahudibe Mo Jaga Balia Yes Yes Odia [18]
2007 Jai Jagannatha Yes Yes Odia First Odia film to be dubbed in 15 different Languages
2013 Sala Budha Yes Yes Sambalpuri Won 7 Categeries at 25th Odisha State Film Awards 2015 including Best Film [19]
2014 Aadim Vichar Yes Yes Sambalpuri Won 62nd National Film Awards for Best Feature Film in Odia [6][20]
2016 Pahada Ra Luha Yes Yes Sambalpuri Won 63rd National Film Awards for Best Feature Film in Odia [21]
2020 Sala Budhar Badla Yes Sambalpuri Third movie in the Sala Budha movie series

AwardsEdit

External linksEdit

Sabyasachi Mohapatra at IMDb

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IANS (8 May 2015). "Odiya cinema making remakes of South Indian films: Sabyasachi Mohapatra (IANS Interview)". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Sabyasachi Mohapatra - Odia Film Director, Writer, And Producer Biography". ollywoodlife.com. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Sabyasachi Mohapatra". cinemasagar.com. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Director upbeat over sequel". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Entertainment, all in the Lord's name". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Adim Vichar sweeps state film honours". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  7. ^ bureau, Odisha Diary (22 March 2017). "Salabudha is a tribute to senior citizens: Sabyasachi Mohapatra". OdishaDiary. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  8. ^ "National award for Odia film 'Adim Vichar' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  9. ^ Pioneer, The. "Odia film 'Aadim Vichar' wins national award". The Pioneer. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Sabyasachi Mohapatra receives national award for Pahadara Luha | OTV". odishatv.in. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  11. ^ Flora. "25-year-old dream come true for 'Pahada Ra Luha' director Sabyasachi Mohapatra | OdishaSunTimes.com". Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  12. ^ "'Rajat Kamal' for Sabyasachi Mohapatra | OTV". odishatv.in. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  13. ^ Sabu Mayare Baya, retrieved 1 January 2019
  14. ^ "Sala Budha's Goa trip - Director elated with film's selection". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  15. ^ Pioneer, The. "'Sala Budha' tells you how to treat the elderly". The Pioneer. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  16. ^ bureau, Odisha Diary (22 March 2017). "Salabudha is a tribute to senior citizens: Sabyasachi Mohapatra". OdishaDiary. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  17. ^ "Sabyasachi Mohapatra - Odia Film Director, Writer, And Producer Biography". ollywoodlife.com. 6 April 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  18. ^ Bahudibe Mo Jaga Balia, retrieved 1 January 2019
  19. ^ "Mohapatra's 'Sala Budha' bags awards in 7 categories - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  20. ^ "Adim Vichar won Best Oriya Film at 62nd National Film Awards". Incredible Orissa. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  21. ^ "'Pahada Ra Luha' wins National Award as Best Odia Film | OTV". odishatv.in. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  22. ^ Bureau, Odisha360 com (29 October 2017). "Ganakabi Baishnaba Pani Samman for Sabyasachi Mohapatra". Odisha 360 - News, Events and Complete Information About the State. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  23. ^ http://odishabulletin.com/odisha-diary-announces-prestigious-odisha-living-legend-awards-2013/
  24. ^ "Sabyasachi Mohapatra awarded in sambhabana oriya cinema award". cinemasagar.com. 11 March 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)