Top 10 Must-Watch Assamese Films For Newcomers To The Industry

Top 10 Must-Watch Assamese Films For Newcomers To The Industry Assamese Article

The Assamese film industry has come a long way since the release of its first film, Joymoti. Assamese cinema, also known as Jollywood, is in charge of making both commercially successful and award-winning movies on a national level. In Assam, a new generation of filmmakers puts a lot of time, energy, and money into making movies people want to watch. In recent years, Assamese movies have gotten much better, which has caused a significant change in the industry. We've listed of the top ten Assamese films for you to see soon:

1. Village Rockstars

The 10-year-old daughter of a widow in rural Assam befriends a gang of boys and dreams of starting a rock band. A young girl from a rural town dreams of owning a guitar and joining a rock band in this critically acclaimed coming-of-age picture. Antardrishti (Man With The Binoculars, 2016), Rima Das's first feature film, was selected for the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival's First Feature Competition. Her third picture, "Village Rockstars," launched her international career. The film's theme quietly addresses gender equality, women's empowerment, the value of mothers, and how equality, unlike charity, begins at home. The mother buys her daughter a guitar to join a rock band and lets her climb trees with boys. It also rejects established filmmaking approaches and affirms the filmmaker's belief in cinematic freedom.


2. Aamis

This Bhaskar Hazarika-directed psychological thriller examines love and taboo. Aamis, Bhaskar Hazarika's second film, is one of the most critically acclaimed Assamese films of the previous decade. Aamis' strange story concludes with youthful lover Sumon (Arghadeep Baruah) committing a horrific crime to fulfill Nirmali's dream ( Lima Das Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Lima Das ). The film's two main characters reach amoral depths when cornered. At its core, the film continually battles two thematic themes at two crucial narrative junctures, stated by the two main characters. First, Nirmali says gluttony is the problem, not meat, and Sumon says normal isn't universal. What begins as a story of a secret affair between a young Ph.D. student and a married pediatrician in Guwahati takes a dramatic turn into the mysterious world of paradoxes in a repressive culture and turns into a dark tale of love, longing, and crime.

3. Kothanodi

Assamese traditional stories inspired Bhaskar Hazarika's film. Bhaskar Hazarika Kothanodi's debut feature film is based on Lakshminath Bezbaroa's Burhi Aair Xadhu. A father buries his newborn infants alive in a jungle. An innocent weaver is indicted as a witch and driven out by her village because she gave birth to an elephant apple that follows her everywhere in the town. A teenage girl is convinced by her stepmother to the wedding and forced to spend the night with the python, and an innocent soul is mercilessly pounded. Bhaskar Hazarika's contemporary filmmaking style blends narrative excellence and folklore. The film leaves a lasting impression thanks to great performances from the primary and supporting cast.


4. Ajeyo

Ajeyo, directed by Padma Shri (2003) and Padma Bhushan (2015) winner Jahnu Barua Jahnu Barua, an Assamese Filmmaker, born on 17 Oct >> Read More... Jahnu Barua , is an adaptation of Arun Sharma's Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel about a teenage liberation fighter Gojen Keot ( Rupam Chetia Rupam Chetia is an Assamese actor. He is known for >> Read More... Rupam Chetia ) who faces religious, social, and social stigmas. He is a staunch anti-bourgeoisie activist. Nonetheless, he blames himself for the deaths of two colleagues due to his misjudgment. The film also depicts caste, child marriage, religious discrimination, and unrest between Hindu and Muslim groups in rural pre-independent Assam.


5. 3 Smoking Barrels

The film was shot in six distinct languages, all of which are spoken in India's North Eastern states. The film weaves three interconnected stories about life. One has fled from a rebel camp, the second is a youngster who becomes a drug salesman, and the final is an Elephant Poacher who undertakes this peculiar profession to support his family. The film was chosen to be exhibited at international film festivals all over the world, from the Durban Film Festival to the Mexico Film Festival. In the Mexico International Film Festival, it earned the Best Narrative Award.


6. Kanchanganga

Kanchanjangha is an Assamese movie released on 6 September 2019. The film was directed by Zubeen Garg Zubeen Garg or Zubeen Borthakur aka Goldie was bor >> Read More... Zubeen Garg and featured lead characters Zubeen Garg, Pabitra Rabha Pabitra Rabha is an established theatre personalit >> Read More... Pabitra Rabha , Sasanka Samir Sasanka Samir is an Indian actor, songwriter, and >> Read More... Sasanka Samir , and Runu Devi. If you are a fan of Zubeen Garg, this movie has become your favorite one. This movie's theme is based on action and drama. You will find lots of action here. This movie will touch your heart. Mainly, some of the scenes in this movie will make you cry.


7. Alifa

This film follows a couple and their daughter Alifa who lost their home to soil erosion by the Beki River in Barpeta and moved to Guwahati seeking work. Self-taught Choudhury launched Alifa. Alifa and her family face more than poverty. Bengali Muslims are Assam's most reviled community, labeled "Bangladeshis" in a state plagued by illegal immigration. Ali gets mocked as "Miya" when he's late for work or doesn't pay the forest guard. A well-meaning boss asks if he was born on the "other side" during small talk.


8. Local kung fu

Kenny Deori Basumatary's Kung Fu comedy Local Kung Fu is the second Assamese movie to receive a broad distribution. It has also been billed as India's first Kung Fu movie. Charlie, "an ordinary boy from Guwahati with a delicate stomach," his fiancée, and a cast of bizarre individuals at the center of the story. Charlie, "an ordinary lad from Guwahati with a fragile stomach," his girlfriend, and a cast of outrageous characters, including a would-be local don and a burglar rumored to stalk naked, are central to the story of Local Kung Fu.


9. Ratnakar

It is an action thriller movie in the Assamese language that Jatin Bora Jatin Bora has predominantly worked in Assamese mo >> Read More... Jatin Bora and Navanita Sharma's J.B. Production are directing and producing in 2019. In addition to Bora and , the movie also stars young Ashramika Saikia, Nishita Goswami Nishita Goswami who works in Assamese language fil >> Read More... Nishita Goswami , Pabitra Bora, Chetana Das Chetana Das is an Indian film actress and is well >> Read More... Chetana Das , and Sanjeev Hazarika Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Sanjeev Hazarika in minor parts. Jayanta and his daughter Dubori lead tranquil lives until Dubori is one day taken hostage by a person from Jayanta's past. Jayanta, a loving father, must revert to his former self to bring his daughter home.

10. Calendar

Himjyoti Talukdar's drama film Calendar, released in 2018 by Enajori Talkies, is in the Assamese language: Moloya Goswami Moloya Goswami is an Indian actress who works in t >> Read More... Moloya Goswami , Arun Nath Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Arun Nath , Gunjan Bhardwaj Gunjan Bharadwaj is an actor based in Assam and ha >> Read More... Gunjan Bhardwaj , and Rimjhim Deka feature in the film. The movie was launched on 16 February 2018 in theatres across Assam. The film has received positive word-of-mouth publicity, and attendance has increased since its release. Hitesh and Manorama Kakati are a happily married couple who live in a tiny town in Assam. Arunav, their newlywed son, lives in Delhi with his bride. Arunav tells his mother about a career dilemma when he returns home on Magh Bihu. Manorama resolves to assist him in her unique way.