Bhubaneswar: Odia film producer Dayanidhi Dahima is on cloud nine these days. Two of his films —‘Antarvasna’ and ‘Sita’ — have been nominated for Filmfare Short Film Awards 2021.
Made under the banner of Daya Entertainment, the two short films in Hindi by Dayanidhi and Sibashis Nayak. Abhinav is the director of both these films that were shot in Mumbai.
Sivani plays the lead role in ‘Antarvasna’. The 17-minute-long film is based on women’s desires.
Meanwhile, popular actress Shriya Pilgaonkar and actor Lilliput have played the lead characters in the movie ‘Sita’. The 19-minute-long movie movie is based on mythology.
Notably, the Dayanidhi-produced short Hindi film ‘Nawab’ was nominated for the Filmfare award last year. Released in 2020, ‘Nawab’ was among the top-five movies in sewveral portals.
Dayanidhi has made three films in two years and all his films have been nominated for Filmfare award.
As he gives a variation in the films, Dayanidhi is planning to make films on different subjects.
He belongs to Rajgangpur in Odisha. He moved to Mumbai to make a foray into filmmaking. He dabbled in ad-films in Odisha after completing a filmmaking course from FTII, Pune. He even started a celebrity management business before he entered Bollywood.