Get a taste of some Assamese Cinema

first_imgBestowed with the honour of the Best Assamese Feature Film in the 60th National Film Awards, Baandhon (Waves of Silence) is about to enthrall a wider audience. With its release in five metro cities on 5 July. It  would become the first Assamese movie to be showcased outside Assam.It has been directed by the eleven times National Award winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua, who is also credited for being one of the pioneers of Assamese art cinema. The film will be shown with English sub-titles in the metros. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Baandhon’s is a story of an elderly couple- Damdeswar and Hkawni- whose lives are deeply impacted when their grandson goes missing in the attacks of 26/11 in Mumbai. Baandhon captures the turmoil and the upheavals the couple goes through, in trying to come to terms with the void that has been created in their lives forever.On the occasion of the release, multiple award-winning director, Jahnu Barua expressed, ‘The national release of Bandhon marks a new era for the Assamese film industry. I hope the film touches the heart of the audience.’last_img

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