Odia Short film wins award in COVID-19 film festival
The short film produced in Ankushpur village of Odisha’s Ganjam district has won a special jury award at the COVID-19 International Film Festival 2020. the name of the short film is Martyapura Re Jamaraj (Yamaraj on earth),
- it is a 13-minute humorous short film in Odia which seeks to spread awareness in rural areas on preventive measures to check the spread of the coronavirus.
- The online festival of short films focused on the COVID-19 pandemic.
- It is directed by Stitadhi Rath, a well-known painter from the Ganjam district, directed. Sadanand Sahu, Rabindranath Sahu and Kanhu Behera of Ankushpur have played the three major characters in the short film
it is produced by Sanyasi Moharana produced it. It is dedicated to frontline COVID-19 warriors and all required precautions were taken during the shooting of the short film.