By Sonali Lenka
BHUBANESWAR:Akshay Parija Productions latest commercial venture “Bye Bye Dubai” releases amongst much fanfare. An exclusive star-studded premier with the lead trio Sabyasachi-Archita-Buddhaditya has been scheduled at Sriya Talkies in the evening.
The film that’s already doing rounds in the social media has grabbed the interest of many viewers for using unconventional and new approach in the Ollywood industry- be it in shooting or its promotion.
Many song sequences and film scenes have been extensively shot in Dubai, the first of its kind in Ollywood. It will be the first time that our Odia viewers shall get a glimpse of Dubai life in an Odia film.
Apart from that, the film’s music release was one of a kind where instead of a hotel as tried and tested venue, a shopping mall was used for the release. The event saw live streaming of the video songs as well the event itself on social media facebook. The crowd swayed to the peppy numbers and interacted with the stars and the film crew.
Today’s premier will not only see the stars but also the media and the press who are exclusively invited to witness the movie first hand and render their expert critique.
“AKP always brings wow factor to his films. He is bent on bringing a new trend in the Ollywood industry. The film’s USP is its star-jodis, Dubai, and ofcourse National award winner Akshay Parija. I am confident that our viewers will be thoroughly entertained”, says noted director Basant Sahu.
In a move to ensure the film’s music reaches a larger audience in a more organised manner, Amara Muzik has acquired the film’s music rights and is promoting it accordingly on the digital platform.
Singers Tapu Mishra, Pami, Bibhu Kishore, Arvinda and Manas Pritam have lent their voices while Mohit Chakrabarti, Bapu Goswami and Sanjay Mahakud have penned down the lyrics.
“Everyone has given their 200% to this film. It is worth mentioning that Manipal University’s students along with their professor Mr Sambhram Patnaik coordinated the film’s shooting and the cooperation from the Dubai film and television department is unforgettable. Rest depends on the audience and I am sure they will enjoy this rom-com,” says Akshay Parija
Apart from the leading trio, the film boasts of seasoned actors like Mihir Das, Bijay Mohanty, Anita Das, Jeevan Panda with comedian Papu Pom Pom in a dynamic and dynamite role.