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Cinematographer Dindayal Bajoria no more

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, March 28 - Noted cinematographer Dindayal Bajoria, who was associated with the cinematography of a number of popular Assamese films and documentaries, passed away today at 1.30 pm at the Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute here. He was 81.

Bajoria had also done cinematography for a number of popular TV serials, short films and documentaries. He was a recipient of the State government�s artiste pension. Born in Guwahati, he was one among the prominent Hindi speaking artistes of the State, who enriched the Assamese cinema and entertainment world with his skilful cinematography.

He was also conferred the prestigious Jeevan Ram Mungi Devi Goenka Memorial Award for excellence in culture in the year 2013.

Bajoria was associated with the films Toramai, Adalat, Morom, Faguni, Bowari, Ghar Sansar, Man Mandir, Aei Desh Mor Desh, Bordoichila, Rikshawala, Urvashi, Jokhini, Devi, Mayuri, Sewali and a number of other films and TV serials like Sahu Aai, Jivan Dhara, Godhuli, Chakrabehu, etc. This apart, he had also done cinematography for a number of commissioned programmes for Doordarshan.

He is survived by his wife, two sons and a host of relatives, friends and admirers. His last rites were performed at the Bhootnath crematorium.

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