Producer Akshay kumar Parija and Director Nilamadhab Panda received the National Award for the pathbreaking film ‘Kadvi Hawa’ at 64th National Award from The Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Vigyan Bhawan today at 6pm.
‘Kadvi Hawa‘ deals with the most explosive subject of the world as of today- Global warming and Climatic change. The story is conceived and written by Padmashree Awardee Director Shri Nilamadhab Panda. The movie is a positive initiative and awareness for the world of the menace of changing global climatic conditions which affects millions across the globe.
On contacting, Mr Parija said, “such an explosive subject with Odisha as background, has been very well perceived and directed by Nilamadhab Panda with clinical precision… The award is a recognition of the hard-work that has been put into the movie. The Film believed in an age old concept of ‘too much water is dangerous and as well too less water is dangerous’.”
The protagonist of the movie are the people who get directed affected by the climatic change like a blind man, and a poor person who has suffered because of the menaces of super cyclone. They are the people who had no contribution to the problems of the global warming and climatic change but they are the one’s who are the direct sufferer of the repercussions created by the unconscious world. If right steps are not taken now, the world is to face worse consequences. The movie stands on the moto of create awareness on global warming.
Director Nilamadhab Panda expressed his immense satisfaction on receiving the recognition on this subject which is very close to his heart. He is very hopeful that the film will not only gain acknowledgment in India rather shall also get a lot of attention and recognition in various International Film Festivals.
The duo has been working on several projects, their journey started with ‘God’s Own People’. ‘Kadvi Hawa’ is their second venture together. The duo has already got emerged into doing another path-breaking film: Halka, dealing with basic right of Children a clean atmosphere to grow up in India.