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).