Sita Bibaha

Sita Bibaha

Seeta Bibaha (1934) (Oriya: ସୀତା ବିବାହ)was the first Oriya film directed by Mohan Sunder Dev Goswami; it presented the marriage of Lord Rama to Sita, based on the epic story Ramayana. The film starred Makhanlal Bannerjee, Mohan Sunder Dev Goswami, Krishnachandra Singh, and Prabhavati. It premiered April 28, 1936 at the Laxmi Talkies of Puri. Sita Bibaha was the first complete Oriya film and an important part of the struggle for a manifestation of Oriya cultural identity in celluloid form. The film was a commercial success. The two-hour movie was subsequently released at Cinema Palace in Cuttack. It also drew numerous crowds at several touring assignments such as the "Radhakishen Chamelia Touring Cinema". The second Oriya film was produced in 1949.

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