Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Friday, felicitated young filmmaker Shibu Prusty, who won the National Award for his short film ‘Lord of the Universe’. The Chief Minister presented him the Rajat Kamal Award. Prusty had won the National award in Best Arts/Culture category (non-fiction).
The 55-minute long documentary has the Jagannath cult as its theme. Prusty, an alumnus of the prestigious Biju Patnaik Flim and Television Institute in Cuttack, was also felicitated by his institute on Thursday.
Prusty was one among four other persons from Odisha to receieve the National Award. The other recipients were Nilamadhab Panda, Lipika Singh Darai and Shankhajeet De.