An Alumni of the FILM & TELEVISION INSTITUTE OF INDIA, Pune, with Diploma in Film Acting,
Ms. BIJAYA JENA is a celebrated Actress from Orissa.
- She has acted in a couple of Hindi films, Television Serials. Plays and Oriya films, of which one of them Hakim Babu has won the National Award for the Best Oriya Film; and she has received the Orissa-State Award for Best Actress for her performance in Jaga Balia.
- She has also acted in Merchant-Ivory's British film, The Deceivers.
- Was on the National Feature Film Awards Jury.
- Was on the Governing Council of the Film & TV Institute of India.
Was on the International Jury in Fajr International Film Festival,Teheran
- Was on the International Jury in Kish international film festival 2011
Was on the International Jury in Roshd international film festival 2012
TARA - (Directorial début) — Production, Script, Direction & Acting
Feature film in Oriya produced by Encore Productions.
The film has received the National Award for the Best Oriya Film ;
has competed in the Festival International du Cinema Au Feminin, Marseilles ;
and participated in the Cairo International Film Festival.
has also received critical acclaim for her performance in the title character.
ABHAAS (PROLOGUE) — Production, Script, Direction & Acting
Feature Film in Hindi produced by Encore Productions.
Script-Advisor - Hungarian maestro, Mr. Istvàn Gaál.
Participated in the Festival International du Film de la Rochelle, France.
Participated (Competition Section) in the Penang Film Festival, Malaysia.
Participated (Competition Section) in the Cairo International Film Festival.
Screened at the Nehru Centre, London.
Invited to Montreal World Film Festival in Cinema of the World Category & the International Film Festival, Sochi, Russia.