From Our Correspondent
Silchar, February 20: Silchar boy Nitu Barman has been selected as one of the contestants of the current season of ‘Hero MTV Roadies X2’. Nitu, a resident of Vivekanda Road of this town, is the only candidate from this valley ever to be selected in the popular TV show which is broadcast on MTV channel.
Nitu, a choreographer by profession and a Dimasa film actor, used to give training on various dance forms in his institute located at India Club point here. He also had dance schools in Karimganj, Hailakandi and Dima Hasao districts.
The episode in which Nitu got selection was broadcast on MTV on February 14. He chose to be a member of Esha Deol, one of the judges of the show and the Indian film actress. In PI round, he performed on Assamese song ‘jaba jaba’ which earned applauds from all four judges. His mimicry of Indian film actors like Sunny Deol and Mithun Chakraborty too struck a chord with the judges. He was selected at the Kolkata audition of the show.
While talking to this scribe, Nitu said, “I have been very passiote about Roadies for long. I have a dream to be a part of the show and showcase my talents to the tiol viewers. I am now extremely happy to be a part of the show.” When asked about his audition, he said that the judges were impressed by his acting and entertaining skills and they anonymously selected him.
Another judge of the show Ranbijoy Singh Singha appreciating the talents of Nitu Barman said that Nitu was also selected earlier but as he was not having passport he could not make it to the fil. However, this time he is also not having the passport, but another judge of the show and the well-known boxer Bijayendra Singh said that he would take care of it so that Nitu gets his passport soon.