Director: A.K. Bir; Writer: Apurba Kishore Bir, Mahadatra Nilmani Saho; Producer: Prativa Bir; Cinematographer: Apurba Kishore Bir; Editor: Dilip Panda; Cast: Aditi Bir, Saumysri Misra, Tara Shankar Misra, Bibhuti Bhushan Prusti, Lalatendu Rath
Summary: Lavanya Preeti (1993) is a traditional tale and follows the pattern of `film within a film`. The film illustrates the tale of adolescent love between Gauri and Kedar that is misunderstood by the elders and leads to tragedy. The film won the Best Asian Film award at the Osaka International Film Festival and the Best Children’s Film award at the 41st National Film Awards in 1994.