DHUBRI: Cine doyen of Indian cinema, Pramathesh Chandra Barua was remembered on his 70th death anniversary and a rich tribute was paid in a function held at Gauripur Public Library recently.
The programme was held under the auspices of newly-floated organization -Pramathesh Chandra Barua Foundation, with granddaughter of cine doyen, Mousumi Barua Roy and few other local people.
Speaking in the seminar, a senior media person, Pranabasish Roy recalled contribution of Barua in the budding stage of Indian cinema. He said that in very short span of his life, Barua left behind some unique creations. Devdas, both in Hindi and Bengali, brought him fame and he never looked back and went on to create one after another history in celluloid, Roy added.
Former minister, Mohibul Haque too echoed Barua's contribution in cinema and urged upon the Foundation to organize more programme on Barua's life and works, so that this generation could know about him.
Talking to The Sentinel, chairman of the Foundation, Mousumi Barua Roy, thanked all the guests, participate and journalists for their overall support at all times.
"It is an inspiring experience for me to take the initiative to keep the history of Gauripur alive, through different interactive events, seminars, discussions and cultural programmes and so we started a small effort with this. Soon we will organize some programmes in Dhubri and Guwahati," Mousumi Barua Roy said.
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