Mumbai: Director of Feature Film Sabas Biju Santosh Panda and Child Artiste Snehal Sujal Mohanty gets Kalinga Pratibha Sanmman by CRDO in Mega Event held in Vashi, Navi Mumbai on 7th June 2017. A teaser of the film was screened during the event. It is to mention here that Film Sabas Biju was nominated for National Children’s Film Festival held in Jeypore in 2016.
The film has been appreciated by many during its screening in different film festivals and occasions. Odia Vetrean Actor Mahesweta Roy,renowned Scientist Padmashree Rabi Bastia, Young Entrepreneur Bhabananada Das among others who has been honoured with Kalinga Pratibha Sanmman 2017.
Santosh Panda has got many awards for his shorts films at the National and International level. A student and scholar of Sai International School Snehal Sujal Mohanty has been the first Child recipient of Sisu Kaling Pratibha Sabmman. It is good to see that Odia people brings the glory to the State of Odisha.