The changing structure of the economy has had a major impact on the ordinary lives of families, engaged in a grim daily struggle to make ends meet. Despite hard work and big dreams, they struggle to keep pace in a society that has become too market oriented. Despite limited avenues of opportunities, the ceaseless yearning […]
21-year-old Prem Khan is a talented actor from Dhubri, Assam. He had always been fascinated with movies since his childhood. He was inspired by actors and filmmakers from his hometown who made it big like Pramathesh Barua, Saifuddin Ahmed, Vijay Saxena, Ashraful Haque and Adil Hussain. So after completing his HSLC, he moved to Mumbai […]
Bringing a whiff of fresh air to the Assamese film industry with a musical romantic treat this season, ‘Tumi Ahibaane’ – the feature film directorial debut of Prerana Barbarooah – promises to be a retreat from chaos and turbulence all around. At the music launch of the film recently, the cast and crew celebrated the […]
From a small village in Assam that is no more than a dot on the map to Cannes, home to the world’s biggest film festival, via Hong Kong – the journey of filmmaker Rima Das and her ‘Village Rockstars’ has been nothing if not exceptional. Village Rockstars was officially unveiled in the Cannes Film Market […]
The Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award-2017 was presented to noted actress Malaya Goswami recently. Goswami is the first Assamese actress to win the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the Assamese film ‘Firingoti’ (1992).
The New Delhi edition of the PickUrFlick Indie Film Fest, which featured 70 films made in several languages, drew to an end recently. The filmmakers whose projects were screened at the film fest were awarded across 12 categories. PickUrFlick Indie Film Fest opened with Arabic animation film AYNY-My Second Eye, which won a Golden Oscar. […]
Director Pranab Vivek has included a lot of satirical elements in his new Assamese film ‘ULKA’, which is produced by Bhaskar Upadhyaya under the banner of Eastern Green Pictures. Based on a fictional story which has relevance with a real life incident, the film’s story and script has been written by Manas Sagra.
Recently, a packed audience was regaled by a stimulating cultural show at the Guwahati District Library. Like the years beore, the students of Murchana Music Education Center captivated audiences with their instrumental and vocal performances of Assamese, Hindi and western music.
Filmmaker Bobby Sarma Baruah conferred with the Gadadhar Award, 2017 for her contribution towards the society and for highlighting the history and culture of western Assam through her films. It may be mentioned here that this prestigious award is being conferred on a personality every year by the Gauripur Anchalik Students’ Union in association with […]