After ‘Sala Budha’, award-winning filmmaker Sabyasachi Mohapatra’s Odia feature film “Aadim Vichar” has once again been selected for the Indian Panorama category of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2014.
‘Aadim Vichar‘, a sequel of ‘Sala Budha‘, is based on the lives of the tribal people of Odisha. The protagonist of the film is an 80-year-old Kondh man.
Like ‘Sala Budha, the film ‘Aadim Vichar’ is also based on a 100-year-old-story penned by director Sabyasachi Mohapatra’s father Kapileswar Prasad Mohapatra (Sahitya Akademi award winner).
“This is definitely great news for Odisha. It is a special film and I am really happy that the jury has selected it for the prestigeous category. I am planning to organise a special screening of the film at Jaydev Bhavan in Bhubaneswar soon,” said Mohapatra, director and producer of the film.
‘Aadim Vichar’, which is in the Sambalpuri dialect spoken in the western Odisha, is one of the 26 feature films selected for the Indian Panorama category in ths year’s edition, which is scheduled to take place in Goa from November.