Bhubaneswar: The Journey of the Hindi Film “The Art of Life” written and Directed by Santosh Panda has been eventful. After being rewarded in more than 20 International Films in different categories including Best Film on many occasions, the film has added one more International laurel to it’s credit. The Film has been rewarded with Outstanding Achievement Award at World Film Carnival at Singapore recently. The film based on sand art also highlights the Culture, Tourism and Disaster Management by Odisha.
It is mention here that The Art of Life has bagged awards as Best Film in Chatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, Golden Leaf International Film Festival, Golden Sparrow International Film Festival, Poompuhar International Film Festival,Hon’ble Jury Mention in Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and Bengalore Film Festival, and Special Jury mention, Best Script and Screenplay at Portblair International Film Festival . Apart from this, The film has been selected for many prestigious film festivals including Lift off film festival UK, Maderia Curtas International Film Festival, Portugal Fillum International and Storical International Film Festival,USA and Virgin Spring Cinefest etc.
Susant Misra, Jublee Sundaray,France Actress Viollet Brigitte, Dr, Vedula Ramalaxmi, Nitu Mishra, Kalinga Dash have performed in this Film. Prof. Ramakanta Mishra has penned the Lyrics while the first ever English song by on Odia Composer has been composed by Santosh Panda. The Hindi non-feature has been jointly produced by Prasan Prusti and Santosh Panda.