Mahurat of Seema, a film based on 1962 Chinese aggression
From a Correspondent
Tezpur, Jan 19: “I am immensely overjoyed and my joy knows no bounds to come again to my birth place,” said tiol award winner and prolific actor in Assamese and Bengali movies and MP of West Bengal, George Baker, during the mahurat of Seema, which is based based on the 1962 Chinese aggression.
The film will revolve round the war how people, particularly the people of Tezpur and its adjoining areas, had to pass days in fear and panic. The script has been written by tiol award winning director and producer Hiren Borah,who will also produce the film. The diolagues of the film have been written by Ranjit Sutradhar and Sapon Duwarah.
The film will be shot under the banner of Suravi Enterprise TV and Film Division at various locations of Tezpur and Bhalukpung. The mahurat of the film was also graced by noted Assamese cine artiste Nipon Goswami. The film star George Baker, Nipon Goswami, Arun th, Krish Das th and Rita Borah along with other actors and actresses, including Monoj
Barkotoki, Nilim Dutta, Arabinda Barua, Ujjal Saikia, Ankita Saikia, Rudali Borah, Kashvi Sarma, Prema Lhamu, Aparupa Bora, Dipshika Chiring and Barli Kakoti.
Attending the mahurat, MP of Tezpur, RP Sharma said that during the Chinese aggression, the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru did not stand with the people of Assam. “Nehru even could not show his sympathy towards the Assamese people. He ended his duty at that time by simply saying ‘My heart goes out to the people of Assam,” said Sharma.
Meanwhile, on the sidelines of the mahurat, George Baker told media persons that Chi was continuing its cold war against India in various ways, particularly over the River Brahmaputra.