By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, January 30: In its effort to promote the Assamese cinema that has an illustrious legacy of long 80 years, Prag Network is once again going to organize the biggest mega event – the North East Prag Cine Award – on March 21 and 22, 2015 in Dibrugarh.
Prag Cine Award was instituted way back in 2003 by Prag Channel, to inspire the Assamese film by honouring the best talents of the Assamese film industry in different segments on the basis of selection made by a distinguished panel of jury. This time Prag Cine Award is clustering the entire North–East film Industry, and films from different states will also be nomited.
This year noted Assamese actor Bishnu Kharghoria will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution towards the Assamese film industry which was earlier conferred on music maestro Bhupen Hazarika, noted film directors Abdul Mazid and celebrity actors Gyanda Kakati, Nipom Goswami, Biju Phukan and Mridula Baruah.
“We are planning to hold a workshop on digital story telling for three days before the main event to promote and encourage the upcoming talents in film making. On the 21st March these talents will be awarded based on their performance in the workshop and also an interaction session will be held between the artistes and the public in an open forum. Moreover, Adil Hussain, Zubeen, Papon and different artistes from Assamese film industry and Bollywood will showcase their performance in this mega event,” said the organizers in a statement.
The films’ censored in 2014 are Jilmil Jok (Assamese), Saya (Assamese), Borosi (Assamese), Othello (Assamese), Pratham Prem (Assamese), Abhadra (Assamese), Rodor Sithi (Assamese), Grahan (Assamese), Mahapurush (Assamese), Anuradha (Assamese), Khyobh (the anguish) (Assamese), Aarohi (Assamese), Borsaronya (the rain forest) (Assamese), The face (Assamese), T.R.P. Aru (Assamese), Suma Poroxete (Assamese), North Bank (Assamese), Ahetuk (Assamese), Antardhan (Assamese), Xandhikhyan (Assamese), Anmol Tshan A Christmas in September (Nepali), Biteka Pal (Nepali) , (Assamese), Besmeh (Sherdukpem), (Assamese), Lakkhan (Bishnupuriya Manipuri), Orang (Strangers in the mist) (Rabha)