Cinema of Assam Current Affairs, GK & News

3rd edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF)

The 3rd edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) is organised by Assam government-owned Jyoti Chitraban in association with the Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute. Iran is the focus country & renowned Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi is the Chief Guest in this week-long festival. 100 films from 65 countries will ..


Debabhuson Borah honoured with 2018 Munin Barkotoki Literary Award

Young writer-critic Dr Debabhuson Borah has been honoured with the prestigious Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 in Assam for his book on literary criticism titled ‘Nirbochon’ The annual award, which carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 along with a citation and a plaque, was instituted in the memory of renowned writer, critic and journalist ..


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 ..


Munin Barua, noted film-maker passes away

Munin Barua (72), the National award winning Assamese film-maker, has passed away in Guwahati, Assam on April 7, 2018. He is popularly known as Bhaimon da. Recipient of National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Assamese in 2005 for his film ‘Dinabandhoo’, Barua’s popular films include ‘Pratima’, ‘Pita Putro’, ‘Pahari Kanya’, ‘Prabhati Pokhir Gaan’, ..