Dwijiri B Basumatary
We are not being welcomed by OTT platforms, says actress Zerifa Wahid on lack of opportunities for Assamese films
In an exclusive interview, the artiste-turned-politician discusses her journey in films and her plans for the future.
Akshay Kumar stole my watch, says Adil Hussain of his Bell Bottom co-star
In an exclusive interview, Adil Hussain speaks about his upcoming films and the experience of working on Star Trek: Discovery.
In some auditions, Northeasterners are expected to speak bad Hindi, says actor-director Kenny Basumatary
Basumatary, whose latest offering is the Assamese web-series Tomar Opekhyat, says OTT platforms are a lifesaver for smaller regional film industries.
Would always prefer a film to be released in theatres, says veteran Jahnu Barua
Barua, doyen of Assamese cinema, explains why the OTT boom may not help all filmmakers. He also speaks about Assamese identity and history and why he considers himself non-political.
Entertainment essential, boosts 'mental fitness', says Assam exhibitor Dr Sankar Das
Despite the pandemic-induced slowdown and lack of funds, single-screen theatre owners in Assam are keen to get the business up and running when the situation eases.