FILMMAKERS – ASSAMESE CINEMA
Bhabendra Nath Saikia
Bhabendra Nath Saikia was a novelist, short story writer and a pioneering film director from Assam who spearheaded Art Cinema in Assamese. He was awarded Padma Shri for his contribution to art and literature.
Jahnu Barua is an award-winning film director from Assam. He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema.