GUWAHATI, Oct 28 - As a tribute to Late Biju Phukan, the evergreen hero of Assamese film industry, screening of the film Aparoopa took place on the fourth day of the second edition of Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF) being held at Jyoti Chitraban here today.
Directed by Jahnu Barua, Aparoopa was the first feature film of the director and also the first Assamese film produced by the National Film Development Corporation of India. Biju Phukan, Suhasini Mulay, Sushil Goswami and Girish Karnad acted in the movie.
�I made two films with Biju Phukan in succession � Aparoopa and Papori. I can state with certainty that I had gained a lot from my relationship with Biju Phujan,� Barua said.
Two other Assamese films � Calendar, directed by Himjyoti Talukdar and The Quest (Aamrityu) by Arup Manna � were also screened at the GIFF today in the northeast competition section. In the retrospective section, Midwinter Night�s Dream directed by Goran Paskaljevic was screened at the GIFF today. Mudras Calling directed by Christina Kyi from Myanmar was also screened today.