Madhumita Mohanty

Madhumita Mohanty

“As women must be more empowered at work, men must be more empowered at home” Girls in India are still brought up in a protective environment by their families and reared to be risk-averse. While our male dominated society is still gender biased, a few successful...
A Face in the crowd- Snehalata Patel

A Face in the crowd- Snehalata Patel

Where there is a will, there is a way. The saying goes true when we come across Mrs. Snehalata Patel of Sundergarh who has found ways to help the mentally challenged people. A lawyer by profession she has rediscovered herself by helping the mentally challenged...
Sailabala Das

Sailabala Das

Originally born to a Bengali Christian family with father Ambica Charan Hazra and mother Prosannamayee was the first woman from Odisha to go to England for higher studies. Born on  March 25, 1875 at the Bhowanipore (Calcutta) house of Madhusudan Das, she was the...
Sulagna Panigrahi: Odia girl makes it big in Bollywood

Sulagna Panigrahi: Odia girl makes it big in Bollywood

The young, cute and talented Odia girl, Sulagna Panigrahi is a television and film actress. Sulagna was born on  February 3 at  Berhampur in Odisha. As Sulagna’s father is a serving Indian Army officer she kept on reallocating right from her childhood. Soon, after her...
Mahasweta Ray 

Mahasweta Ray 

Mahasweta Ray was born in Puri and studied at SCS College. She has been a leading actress in Odia as well as in the Bengali film industry Ray has often been critically acclaimed as one of the best Oriya actresses so far. She has won awards for her performances in many...