After receiving the Special Citation in the competition section of the Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival, Khanjan Kishore Nath’s Assamese film ‘Chor’ has bagged four major awards at the Second Haryana International Film Festival 2017 recently. Besides winning the Best Children Film award, the film also bagged the Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and Special Mention (Child artiste) awards. The awards were received by Smanla Dorje Nurboo on behalf of the team.
The story of the film revolves around a few kids and their attraction towards a bicycle which changes their friendship, love, relations and their lives.
The film has already been selected for Goa Film Bazaar organized by International Film Festival of India 2011 and also invited to Producer Lab, Cinemart, organized by International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2012. ‘Chor’ was also invited to Video Library Selection, organized by 32nd Guadalajara International Film Festival 2017 in Mexico, the most prestigious film festival in Latin America, and also got the official selection under the Competitive Panorama at 10th International Children’s Film Festival, Bangladesh 2017.
The film has been written and directed by Khanjan Kishore Nath and produced by Sanjive Narain under the banner of ‘AM Television Productions’ in association with Ramdhenu Films and Whiteflower. The key roles in the film have been essayed by Gunjan Saikia, Raktim Gayan, Abhilasha Kakoty, Sachin Nath, Amiya Hazarika, Seema Baruah, Purabi Saikia among others. The music of the film has been scored by Anurag Saikia whereas a song has been rendered by Nahid Afrin. The cinematography of the film has been done by Jayanth Mathavan from Tamil Nadu, edited by Bikash Dutta