Director Arup Manna’s new film ‘Cactus’ got released on June 17 all over. The film is based on a story by well-known writer Maini Mahanta. Earlier on, a special show of the movie produced by Dr Gupendra Mohan Das under the banner of ‘Sivam Creation’ was held at the Jyoti Chitraban’s Rudra Barua Auditorium on June 12 in the presence of celebrities from different walks of life.
There are segments in society who have stuck to their principles, resisting every urge to compromise, while there are others still who succumbs to pressure, and are compelled to make compromises in every step. Its a story about an woman who undergoes a great deal of ordeal in life. One has to see this film to know whether she ends up making compromises or resisting them in the end.
The leading role is enacted by noted stage actress Dr Jahanara Begum. Others in the cast include Ashok Singh, Simi, Kulada Kumar Bhattacharya, Mukul Borthakur, Sapunti Bordoloi, Pranjit Goswami, etc. The film’s chief assistant to the director is Ujjal Deka. The assistant directors are Nabamika Borthakur, Hemanta Gogoi and Darshana Hazarika.