Akshay Kumar Parija (born 12 May 1954) is an Indian film maker known for his depictions of Odia culture and Odissi dance in his films. Originally a banker, he currently lives in Dubai.
Akshay Parija presently serves as Board Member and Executive Director to Blue Lines Shipping Group which he founded in the year 2010 . Blue Lines Shipping has its operation all across the globe. An Alumnus of Harvard Business School, US has studied in Utkal University and BJB College as well Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation at 56th National Film Awards Mohan Sundar Deb Goswami Awards- 2008 for Best Film Special recognition Film Award at OMAN Green Awards’ 2011 Membership Achievement Award- 2010 for his role as the Producer at OSA, San Francisco, Bay Area Jury Award for Best Foreigner Film-2010 at 6th Muscat Film Festival President’s Award at 64th National Film Awards, 2016.