Assamese cinema: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kishour Giri, noted Assamese singer and music director passes away

Kishour Giri (63), the noted Assamese singer and music director, has passed away in Guwahati on October 7, 2018 . He lent his voice to various social issues. He would often be seen on the streets of Guwahati, strumming a guitar and singing or raising his voice against the many evils that plague the society. ..

Xhoihobote Dhemalite wins best movie award at 3rd Love International Film Festival 2018 in Los Angeles

Assamese film “Xhoihobote Dhemalite” (“Rainbow Fields”) has bagged three top awards at the 3rd Love International Film Festival in Los Angeles. Besides the best movie, it also won the awards for best actress (Dipannita Sharma) and best music (Anurag Saikia) at the festival. The film, which is directed by Bidyut Kotoky, deals with the sensitive ..

Village Rockstar bags best film award at 65th National Film Awards for 2017

The 65th National Film Awards for 2017 were announced at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi on April 13, 2018. In it, Assamese Film ‘Village Rockstar’ bagged the best film award, while ‘Newton’ has been selected as the Best Hindi Film. The National award for Best Actress is given to Sri Devi posthumously ..