Assamese film 'Marksheet' released
A good number of movies in Assam are being made by first-time directors, telling personal or autobiographical stories, that somewhat reflect their upbringing and curiosities. One such film, entitled 'Marksheet', is Ratan Sil Sarma's debut venture as a film-maker. With a vast experience of more than 14 years in the entertainment industry, Sarma has been associated with various national and international media houses as well as notable advertising agencies. Produced by Sanjive Narain under the banner of AM Television, the film has hit the theatres on March 2. The film's co-producers are Himjyoti Talukdar, Dikhit Das and Ratan Sil Sarma. Himjyoti, whose 'Calendar' has just hit the theatres, is the film's story-screenplay and dialogue writer.
With a vast experience of more than 15 years in the entertainment industry, Ratan Sil Sarma has been associated with various national and international media houses as well as notable advertising agencies.
The story of 'Marksheet' revolves around a self-possessed, outgoing kid Babu who dwells in his own fantastical world much to the dislike of his father who constantly scolds him for his academic detachment. Babu fails in his half yearly examination and is filled with horror to hand over his marksheet to his dad. In a bid to escape the horror of paternal confrontation, he runs away and meets Azad, a poor kid who lives with his dumb uncle. Azad learns from Babu, the latter's trials and troubles. He helps Babu escape to his grandmother's home. The film captures the culminating friendship of these two innocent kids who are mesmerized by each other's company, as their lives change forever.
The key roles in the film are essayed by Aditya Malla Buzarbarua, Abhijit Choudhury, Pranami Bora, Jintu Kalita and Dibyajyoti Saikia. The music in the film has been scored by Tarali Sarma. The promotional track has been composed by Joi Barua. The cinematography is done by Dikhit Das. The film is edited by the director Ratan Sil Sarma himself. The sound designing is done by Sumir Dewri Damlong. The film's production controller is Gopal Mandal. Costume and makeup are by Gautam Choudhury and Priyanka Dehingia. 'Marksheet's executive producer is Ananta Borah.
Interestingly, after struggling to find distributors, the filmmakers released 'Marksheet' on a digital platform in 2016.