Want to work with more new filmmakers, says Actress Pupul Bhuyan


Pupul Bhuyan, actress, television presenter, and model who appeared in Odia films such as Kaunri Kanya, Bhala Pae Tate 100 Ru 100, Blackmail, Bidyarana, Delivery Boy among others will next be seen in new Odia move Niyati. This is set to hit big screens on July 21.

Talking about her role, Bhuyan said that it’s a crime thriller and in the movie her character brought an element that created chaos in all character’s lives, she said.

Apart from the movie, Bhuyan also starred in multiple reality shows as hosts. She started her film career in Ollywood in 2013 through the 1st Odia 3D film Kaunri Kanya. Apart from this, she is also a beauty pageant winner in 2018, she was crowned as the winner at Opera Mrs. India Global pageant.

Bhuyan started her career as a stage presenter and hosted many popular reality shows like SaReGaMaPa little Champs, Swara Odishara, Mun bi Heroine Hebi, etc.

Born in Sainkul village of Keonjhar district of Odisha to BataKrishna Bhuyan and Baijayantimala Bhuyan. She is a graduate from the Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar College, Bhubaneswar. During her college time she get the chance to act in the movie. She said “I was doing hosting and modeling at that time and also studying, so I was noticed and was asked to audition for the movie and was selected. I didn’t have any intention of becoming actor it happens by chance” she added.


After working in some movies for some years she left the industry. She explained that industry has some negative people which are making the industry bad and also affects people negatively due to which she left the industry. But during post covid 19 era, the new makers has come to the industry and producers who are coming with fresh mind attracted her to come back again. “I want to work with new makers who fresh ideas and want to make good movie and improve the industry,” she said.

Niyati is one such movies which is produced by Samaresh Routray who is from the National School of Drama who is making some good movies. “I know Samaresh sir since my first movie and he showed faith on me by giving this role to me. My main aim now is to do good roles and showcase my acting through my performance , I don’t want to be heroine rather I want to be actor,” she said.

About the casting couch incidents in the industry, she said casting couch existed in the Odia cine industry. Bhuyan said while 99 percent of the people in Ollywood are clean, there are still one percent who would force newcomers to compromise in order to get work in the industry. “There are a lot of talented girls who come to get work in Ollywood, but they suddenly disappear after doing one or two projects. It indicates, more than talent, there is something else that is required to get enough work in the industry. The girls who refuse to compromise in the industry, disappear into oblivion,” Bhuyan said.

Asked about her own experience, Bhuyan said, “Casting couch happened to me as well. When I came to Ollywood in search of work, I was approached to compromise too. However, I denied their advancements and went away. Later, I came back with the help of reality shows, met good people, and established myself with the help of my talent. I am at such a level now, nobody will approach me that way.”

She advised the newcomers to not lose hope. “There are a lot of good people in Ollywood who prioritize talent over sexual favours. So do not lose hope and work till success comes to you. And if somebody asks sexual favours from you in return of work, then expose them,” Bhuyan said.

In 2016, she married Deep Thadani and her husband and family always supported her in all times. About future works she said that apart from Niyati there is another movie Ajati by OPranab Das which will release in coming days there are some other projects which is in pipeline.

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