Since 1996, well-known writer and film critic Arunlochan Das with his single minded effort and dedication is preserving and editing the much in demand ‘Limelight Film Directory’. Besides the specialized sections, the new edition of the North-East’s only known film directory throws particular spotlight on the evergreen Assamese movie ‘Dr Bezbarooah’, which will complete fifty years next year.
In addition to some interesting stories behind its making, it carries excerpts from its screenplay, views and comments from artistes and technicians involved, rare stills from the film, all the lyrics, among other things, taking the reader back into time. In addition to compiling selected lyrics of fifty popular songs from Assamese cinema (‘Joymati’ to ‘Ahetuk’), there is also a section carrying obituaries on seventy-five of the State’s eminent artistes, writers, cine-journalists and technicians, and a section carrying short biographies.
For further information, one can contact : Arunlochan Das, Limelight, Swati Enclave, House No. 50, Third Floor, 3-C, Rajgarh Link Road, Anil Nagar, Guwahati – 781007. Mobile Nos. – 98641-05174.