Bhubaneswar (Nov 23, 2012): Abundant talent from the State are making news on the international level. Recently an Odisha born, US based Producer/Writer Solila Parida is producing a Hollywood film titled “Desires of the Heart”. It’s a reincarnation love story between two lovers living world apart.
The Director of the film is James Kicklighter, who has already won many international awards (Followed, The Car Wash, Final Acts) whereas Rajesh Rathi (Red Carpet, Chase, Apartment, Naughty at 40, Bhawander fame) is Co Directing in India, while Solila Parida herself is the creative director of the film, Bruce Kiesling is giving the music, Anthony Guerrero is editing and Tim Gill has done the camera.
Hollywood stars Val Lauren and Alicia Minshew along with the veteran Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover and National Award winning actor Harsh Mayar are in lead roles.
Jitendra Mishra, from the state, who has been the associate/executive producer of the critically acclaimed film “I am Kalam” and known for producing more than 100 AD Films/Short films is the associate producer for the film.
Five weeks of the whole shooting schedule has been successfully completed recently, the first part was shot in Savannah, Georgia USA and the second part of the film was being shot in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The makers are planning to send the film to the Berlin film festival (EFM) in February and preparing for release worldwide in April 2013.
Solila Parida, the founder of DOTH Entertainment LLC, USA, is a multi talented professional who has done her graduation in economics and has done Direction & Production course from Hollywood Film Institute along with Business management from USA and Fashion designing from London. She has been making crossover films for last 20 years and now producing this film. She has already produced Kabir Bedi, Pooja Bedi, Moon Moon Sen starer hindi feature film “Vishkanya” and two other Films including Koi Hai and Bandit Lovers.
This project will be the 4th feature film of Mrs Parida, she is aiming to make international movies for the Global market in English with both Hollywood and Bollywood stars. This will be the first ever Hollywood film produced by an Odiya producer.