Hello Arsi is a 2018 Indian Odia romantic drama film written and directed by Sambit Mohanty, and produced by Ajaya Routray. The film stars Partha Sarathi Ray and Prakruti Mishra. The film background score was composed by sound designer Subash Sahu, and its soundtrack was composed by Mitrabhanu Mohanty. Critics praised the screenplay, story, and the acting of lead actress Prakruti Mishra. Director Sambit Mohanty, who died shortly after filming, posthumously won a Rajat Kamal award for Best Screenplay (Dialogue).


The film tells the story of a girl named Arsi from Rourkela, India, who becomes a sex worker to survive. It explores topics of social alienation and industrialization, focusing more on ideas and actions rather than the characters.


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    award National Film Awards
    director Sambit Mohanty
    genre drama
    keywords sex worker
    musicBy Mitrabhanu Mohanty
    producer Ajaya Routray
    publisher Bedamata Productions
    theme romantic drama