Film Production

Title : Kathantara
Presented by : Dr. Achyuta Samanta
Producer : Iti Samanta
Direction : Himansu Khatua

Film is the most powerful medium of expression. Kadambini Media Pvt. Ltd. has stepped into films with its debut production ‘Kathantara’ (Another Story) Directed by Himansu Khatua based on the aftermath tragedy of Super-cyclone. The Protagonist of the film, Kalpana a second generation refugee from East Bengal struggles after losing her husband and family in the 1999 Super-Cyclone. Deepankar a TV reporter from Bangladesh offers to marry the young widow. But Kalpana turns down the offer which needs moving out to the land of their forefathers. She stays back in her adopted homeland despite serious adversities including deportation threat. Kalpana fights back for her birthright.
5th Asian Film Festival, Mumbai , Oct. (12 -19) 2006.
12th Kolkata Film Festival, Kolkata on 17th Novemmber 2006.
11th International Film Festival, Kerala on 13th December 2006.
4th Cine India International Film Festival, Noida 28th FEB 2007, UP.
1st Hyderabad International Film Festival, Hyderabad 27th March 2007.
Indian film festival in Germany (‘Bollywood and beyond’) in Stuttgart on July 15th, 2007.

Awards :
1. Silver lotus for Best Oriya Feature Film- 53rd National Film Awards – 2005
2. Best Actress Award – Cine India International Film Festival
3.Odisha State Film Award – 2007 :
a. Best Feature Film,
b. Best Director,
c. Best Story,
d. Best Supporting Actor,
e. Best Supporting Actress,
f. Best Music,
g. Best Cinematography,
h. Best Audiography.


Kadambini Media Pvt Ltd Proudly Presents it’s 2nd Feature Film – ‘Krantidhara’  (

Title :Krantidhara
Presented by : Dr. Achyuta Samanta
Story & Producer : Iti Samanta
Screen Play &Direction : Himansu Khatua


‘Krantidhara’ (Coup de Grace, 2015) deals with the travails of a much-harried yet consideration housewife, but through realistic presentation as opposed to the hackneyed, stereotyped portrayals. ‘Krantidhara’ has participated in many international film festivals like: Screened in the Competitive Section at the 7th Bengaluru International Film Festival, Bengaluru; Selected in the Indian Panorama Section of 12th Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai; Seclected to be Screened at the 13th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, Mumbai.

Awards :

1.Odisha State Film Award – 2015 :
a. Best Feature Film,
b. Best Story,
c. Best Actress.