Bhubaneswar: Odia film ‘Tulasi Apa’ is now available on Amazon Prime. The movie depicts the life of Padma Shri Tulasi Munda, an educator and social activist from tribal district Keonjhar.
Tulasi Apa is a 2017 first Odia biographical film, produced by Anupam Patnaik and directed by Amiya Patnaik.
The film introduces Barsha Nayak as the main protagonist. The film has been critically acclaimed and won numerous awards including Six Odisha State awards in 2015. It was officially selected in Bengaluru, Kolkata, Tehran, and other film festivals. Barsha Nayak got the best actress award in the Haryana Film festival. The film also won the best film award at Shimla Film Festival.
the movie is based on Tulsi Munda, a woman born and brought up in a tribal region of Odisha changes the lives of fellow tribals by educating them.