Assam Celebrates 6 Big Wins at the 69th National Film Awards, 2021.

“Anur,” a film directed by Monjul Baruah, won the Best Feature Film award in the Assamese language at the 69th National Film Awards. These awards were announced on Thursday evening.

Another film “Boomba Ride,” directed by Biswajeet Bora, received the Best Mishing Film award. Reema Borah’s Assamese film, “Anunaad – The Resonance,” was honored with the Best Feature Film award on social issues.

In the non-feature film category, Pranab Jyoti Deka’s “Fire on Edge” was recognized as the Best Anthropological Film.

Actress Jahanara Begum and Kulada Kumar Bhattacharyya from Assam received special mentions for their outstanding contributions. Jahanara Begum was acknowledged in the Feature Films category, while Kulada Kumar Bhattacharyya won the Best Narration award for “Hatibondhu.”

The Best Actor award went to Allu Arjun for his role in the film “Pushpa,” and the Best Actress award was shared by Alia Bhatt for “Gangubai Kathiawadi” and Kriti Sanon for “Mimi.” Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali also received recognition, winning the Best Editor award for “Gangubai Kathiawadi.”

In addition, “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect” was named the Best Feature Film, and the Garwali and Hindi film “Ek Tha Gaon” received the award for Best Non-Feature film.

6 Outstanding wins for Assam in 69th National Film Awards

  • Kulada Kumar Bhattacharjee has won the National Film Award for Best Narration/ Voice Over for his role in the movie ‘Hatibandhu.’
  • The Tiwa film ‘Fire on Edge’ received the National Film Award for Best Anthropological Film.
  • Dr. Jahanara Begum received a special mention certificate from the jury for her contribution to the film ‘Anur.’
  • Monjul Baruah’s ‘Anur’ was named the Best Assamese Film.
  • In an impressive achievement, the film ‘Bomba Ride’ won the award for Best Mishing Film in the category of Best Feature Film in languages not specified in Schedule VIII of the Constitution.
  • Reema Bora’s ‘Anunaad – The Resonance,’ which addresses important social issues, was honored with the prestigious National Film Award for Best Film on Social Issues in 2021.
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