Hope you can remember the article we have published in the last to last issue of our magazine regarding another Assamese Movie: LKF 2. There we try to highlight the fact the Assamese Film Industry is going through a rough patch due to the inclination of common public of Assam into Hollywood and Bollywood. Then there were few young directors from Assam who are trying to revive the long-lost fame of Assamese Film Industry. This movie, Dooronir Nirola Poja is another such superb attempt by the director Dhruva J Bordoloi.
The man behind DNP:
Dhruva J Bordoloi after his Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and an extended diploma in VFX and Animation from Arena Multimedia. started working as an editor in an advertising agency in Mumbai. Thereafter, he joined a post-production studio called ‘FutureWorks’ and finally decided on starting his own production house, ‘Pixelray Films’. He executed various documentaries before he went onto make Dooronir Nirola Poja. It was 2014 when he actually started working on the script of DNP.
Glance to the Script:
The story of the movie revolves around the protagonist Hiranya Barua, a Private Insurance Company employee, who shifts with his small family of four to a new township. While his son Aditya excels in his studies, on the other hand, his daughter Prerna is winning accolades in dance and his wife Manju is a virtuoso homemaker. The story propagates showing his long-cherished wish for giving his family a simple, honest living and thereby upholding his exposition of whether his approach to life could fulfill that wish.
People Who are involved in the making of DNP:
The key roles in the film have been essayed by Mintu Baruah, Jayshree Goswami, Partha Hazarika, Raghavi Dutta, Bibhuti Bhushan Hazarika, Sonia Sarma, Arup Jyoti Rabha, etc. The film’s camerawork has been done by Suruj Deka, music composed by Tony Deori Basumatary and Utkarsh Dhotekar, lyrics penned by Rajdweep, costumes designed by Rumi Bhuyan. The film’s executive producer is Narayan Seal. There are two songs which have been sung by Angarag Papon Mahanta, the singer of ‘Moh Moh ke Dhaage’. During the promotion of the film, Papon da himself was seen doing social media promotion by asking people to come to the cinema halls and watch the films.
Our Take on DNP:
Dooronir Nirola Poja was first held on-screen at Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2016 on 24th of July 2016. ‘BVFF has been playing an outstanding role in the revival of the old fame of the Assamese Film Industry. Recently we are in talks with BVFF for a mutual association so as to promote such fests on social media, make people of Assam aware of its extent and thus rejuvenating our long-lost environment which will be significant to the growth of Assamese Film Industry. From being totally wonder-struck since childhood by one of the most iconic films, ‘Titanic’ by Hollywood Magic filmmaker James Cameron, he has only been working on his creative skill of storytelling through filmmaking. For him, a film is an excellent medium for the exchange of thoughts, emotions and cultural beliefs. The film has accumulated audience since the release of DNP. The movie halls are full-house on all the screens of Assam as people of Assam are quite enthusiastic regarding for this new generation yet typical Assamese movie. It has been released in all parts of Assam and people has accepted the movie with open arms and warm hearts. There is an absolute amount of crowd one can see as you wait for this movie nearby the movie theaters. It is very satisfying to see the trust of people of Assam returning for Assamese Films.
We, at Thousand Miles see this movie as a significant addition to the Assamese Film Industry. To enhance your knowledge of facts. Let me tell you this Film Industry has garnered 43 National Award (Rajat Kamal- Silver Lotus) till date since 1955 which includes the likes of Jahnu Baruah’s ‘, Pokhi, Kukhal, Konikar Ramdhenu’ and many more.