Bhubaneswar: The Culture department of Odisha announced the 30th Odisha State Film Awards on Tuesday. Tourism and Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi informed about the details at a presser.
The 30th State Film Awardees are:
Best director: Manmohan Mohapatra
Best actor: Mihir Das
Best actress: Archita Sahu
Jayadev Award for his lifetime contribution to the Odia film industry: Bijay Mishra
Mohan Sundar Dev Goswami Samman (in the Best Film category): Film producer Akshay Parija
Best lyricist: Basantraj Samal
Best playback singer male: Karunakar
Best singer female- Antara Chakraborty
Best story writer: Niranjan Reddy (Ole Ole Dil Bole).
Best music director: Shantiraj Khosla (Feriaa).
Best playback singer (male): Karunakar (Feriaa).
Best playback singer (female): Antara Chakraborty (Saathi tu feriaa).
Best photographer: Dillip Ray (Bhija Matira Swarga).
Best editing: Amarendra Mohapatra (Feriaa).
Best lyrics: Basant Raj Samal (Saathi tu feriaa).
Best screenplay: Ashutosh Mohapatra (Bhija Matira Swarga).
Best supporting actor: Manoj Mishra (Champion).
Best supporting actress: Sibani Khara (Feriaa).
Best comedian: Rakhi (Deewana heli toh pain)
Best child artist: Sarthak Hota (Feriaa).
Best dialogue writer: Nandalal Mohapatra (Bhija Matira Swarga).