FILMMAKERS – ASSAMESE CINEMA

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Bhabendra Nath Saikia

Bhabendra Nath Saikia was a novelist, short story writer and a pioneering film director from Assam who spearheaded Art Cinema in Assamese. He was awarded Padma Shri for his contribution to art and literature.

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Jahnu Barua

Jahnu Barua is an award-winning film director from Assam. He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema.