Bhubaneswar: The first poster of ‘Biju Babu’, a biopic based on the Odisha’s legendary freedom fighter and former Chief Minister Biju Patnaik, was released here today.
Actor-turned politician Anubhav Mohanty, who plays the lead role in the movie, shared the poster on social media.
The movie is being produced by Prakash Films and Akshay Parija Productions. It is directed by award-winning filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda.
ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜନଜୀବନ ର ମହାନାୟକ ବିଜୁବାବୁଙ୍କ ଆଦର୍ଶକୁ ଆଧାର କରି "ବିଜୁ ବାବୁ" ସିନେମାର ପ୍ରଥମ ପୋଷ୍ଟର ଏବେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାବାସୀଙ୍କ ହାତରେ।ଆମେ ଗର୍ବିତ।ଆମେ ଓଡିଆ ସବୁଠୁ ବଢିଆ#ProudOdia#MotherLanguageDay#BijuBabu#BijuBabuTheFilm#BiggestOdiaFilmEver @SupriyaNayak_ @nilamadhabpanda @akparija pic.twitter.com/vWJIFDsFqh— Anubhav Mohanty (@MohantyOfficial) February 21, 2019
“Biju Babu is my idol. His ideology and vision have always inspired me. It will be a challenge for me to recreate his character on silver screen”, said Anubhav Mohanty.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated the makers of the biopic for releasing the first look of ‘Biju Babu’.
The biopic is set to hit the silver screen in April this year.