Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 6:
The music CD and trailer of Odia Biographical film ‘Tulasi Apa’, produced by debutant producer Anupam Patnaik under the banner of Amiya Patnaik Productions, has been released in Odisha capital yesterday.
Attending to the release ceremony as the chief guest Sambad Editor Soumya Ranjan Patnaik said, “It is not a tale, but a story of experience. It is a great attempt to give recognition to the talent like Tulasi Munda in country and overseas”.
The dignitaries — Padmasri Tulasi Munda, Director Amiya Patnaik, Producer Anupam Patnaik and actress Barsha Nayak were also present at the event.
Barsha Nayak has been featured in the film to play the lead role as Tulasi Munda. While Pankaj Lal has directed the music, Subash Das, Ira Mohanty, Pankaj Lal and Bulu have lent their voice in the songs.
The film has been shot in various locations of Keonjhar district including the birth place and work place of Tulasi Munda.
The biographical movie talks about life of Padmasri Tulasi Munda, her struggle and efforts to educate people in her community. The story will highlight her achievements and protest against injustice and discrimination meted out to her fellow beings.
Ahead of the release, the film has received overwhelming response across the country. It has also bagged awards in national and international level including six state awards. The film is slated to hit the theatre on May 19.