The 106th birth anniversary of legendary Assamese musician Purushottam Das was recently observed in a glittering function organised by the Amguri Puberun Cultural Organisation of Sivasagar district and Sangeet Khanikor Purushottam Das Smriti Raksha Samiti, Guwahati, in collaboration with the Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Govt of Assam, at the premises of Amguri Auniatia Hemchandra Dev […]
The trailer and poster of ‘Baruar Xongxar’ (The House of Baruas), a feature-length documentary film, chronicling the famous Assam-type house at Latasil in Guwahati and its illustrious occupants, who have greatly enriched Assamese cinema, music, culture, sports and society over the years, was released on November 11, 2023. The 71-minute long film, directed by National
The iconic Assamese song ‘Auto-Rickshaw Chalao Ami Duyu Bhai’, written and composed by legendary musician Dr Bhupen Hazarika, has been given a new lease of life with the release of a music video. The song, which was originally released in the 1970s, remains immensely popular and continues to resonate with people of all ages. The
Following the success of the smash hit ‘Ratnakar’, actor Jatin Bora is now geared up to impress viewers with his remarkable acting abilities and charisma in the eagerly awaited film ‘Raghav’. This film is slated for release on October 27. The movie ‘Raghav’ is produced by Navanita Sharma Bora and Jatin Bora under their company,
Assam down town University, a prominent private university in North East India, is launching an undergraduate certificate program in Film Appreciation to enrich students’ aesthetic and entertainment horizons. This six-month program is meticulously designed to impart fundamental knowledge about the art of filmmaking and the appreciation of its critical value. According to Dr N. C.
Film festivals are considered as a significant platform for the preservation and exhibition of heritage and the Chalachitram National Film Festival (CNFF) is one such platform whose motto and central theme reflect a similar ethos. The two-day festival, which concluded recently in the city, showcased a variety of films and documentaries by emerging as well
“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
Making a debut is unique because it happens only once in a lifetime. Some writers, cinematographers and editors hardly stray from the path of their chosen profession. A lot many do. Recently, the state’s well-known film colourist and film editor Ratan Sil Sarma made his debut as a film jury member which proved to be
After his successful foray into documentary filmmaking, film researcher and scholar, Parthajit Baruah has turned to feature film making with his upcoming film, Nellier Kotha (The Nellie Story). The film, which stars Arghadeep Barua in the lead role, takes a humanizing look at the Nellie massacre, a dark chapter in the socio-political history of Assam.
Filmmaker Arindam Barooah’s recent short film Because, I Love You is a moderately sentimental work that delves deeply into the idea of love. When a neighbour and friend, Raktim, who has recently moved to Guwahati, knocks on their door, Shekhar and his wife are forced to face some painful memories of their past. Even though