In Conversation with Actor Nakul Vaid: On Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) and More…

Actor Nakul Vaid is someone whom we have all gone on to be familiar over the years thanks to an impressive body of work which includes films like Baghban, Ab Tak Chappan, Chak De India and The Lunchbox. He has also worked in regional films like Shankachil (Bengali) andEkhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare/as the River flows (Assamese). With Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) we see Nakul Vaid once again teaming up with writer-director Bidyut Kotoky. The film which is now finally ready for release. Here’s Nakul Vaid in a free wheeling chat with MAM on Rainbow Fields and more.Continue reading “In Conversation with Actor Nakul Vaid: On Xhoixobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) and More…”

The National Film Awards and the controversy around 'Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare'

Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare is an Assamese film directed by Bidyut Kotoky and starring Sanjay Suri, Victor Banerjee Raj Zutshi, Priti Jhangiani and Bidita Bag. Incidentally, the film also has a Hindi version- as the River flows. Continue reading “The National Film Awards and the controversy around 'Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare'”

The National Film Awards and the controversy around ‘Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare’

Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare is an Assamese film directed by Bidyut Kotoky and starring Sanjay Suri, Victor Banerjee Raj Zutshi, Priti Jhangiani and Bidita Bag. Incidentally, the film also has a Hindi version- as the River flows. Produced by NFDC, the film also has been certified by the Censor Board as an Assamese movie ( the Hindi version is still awaiting its censor certificate ). A prime candidate in contention for the National Film Awards this year, it came as a surprise to many that the film ultimately did not win any award.Continue reading “The National Film Awards and the controversy around ‘Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare’”