TNI Bureau: The much-awaited Odisha Filmfare Awards 2011 were held at the Utkal Mandap premises last night. Barsha Priyadarshini won the ‘Best Actress’ award for ‘Balunga Toka’. Anubhab Mohanty won the ‘Best Actor’ award for the same film.
‘Balunga Toka’ swept the awards, as it won the ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Comedian’ and many other awards. Sudhakar Basant got the ‘Best Director’ award. Papu Pom Pom won the ‘Best Comedian’ award.
Actress Dolly Jena was conferred with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Awards were given in as many as 25 categories. Several Ollywood celebrities and personalities attended the Odisha Filmfare Awards.