There is happy news for Ollywood film lovers .The Kosli-Sambalpuri cinema has again made an entry with the first commercial film Chini with the romantic duo Amlan and Bengali actress Patrali in the lead roles .
Recently the audio was released in Sambalpur under the banner of Nabajiban films. It has been produced by Bhabani Majhi and Snehalata Parida and co-produced by Kumud Panda. The story, screenplay and direction has been handled by Pradip Bhol. The music is by Hemant Pandey and Shankar Pradhan while the lyrics are by Lala Ratnakar Singh,Vinod Pasayat, Durga Madhav Panda and Haldhar Nag.The director of photography is Dilip Ray and veteran actors Mihir Das and Mahashweta Ray have also acted in this movie. The legendary Asha Bhonsle has lent her voice to a Sambalpuri song in this movie.
The first Kosli movie “Bhukha” was made in 1989 by Sabyasachi Mahapatra , which was a super hit and had given a new identity to the Sambalpuri language. The movie Ulgulan , Samyar Khel and Salaa Budhaa had also got a lot of positive response.
The movie “CHINI” is based on the Kosli play with the same name