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Documentary based on life of Tribune group agent wins best award

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RAHA, March 5 - Chiaroscuro, a documentary film based on the life of protagonist Mukut Chandra Bhuyan of Nagaon, who has dedicated his life in the name of the Assam Tribune Group, has won the best documentary film award at the International Film Festival of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

The documentary is directed by young filmmaker and critic Parthajit Baruah of Nagaon. The film chronicles the life of Mukut Chandra Bhuyan from a young age through a series of life events. Bhuyan, who completed his graduation in editing from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 1965 was a third batch alumni of the prestigious institute. Acclaimed Bengali filmmaker and scriptwriter Ritwik Ghatak was the vice principal of FTII then and filmmakers like Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Subhash Ghai, Mani Kaul and actor Asrani were his batchmates in FTII.

After completing his graduation, Bhuyan had to return home and take up the family responsibility of running a newspaper agency in Nagaon town and was the first distributor of The Assam Tribune in Nagaon. Apart from The Assam Tribune, he was also engaged in the distribution work of two other newspapers Dainik Asam and Asam Bani, and Gariyoshi, a prestigious literary magazine of the State, all published from the Assam Tribune Group. His love and respect for the Assam Tribune Group was so high that he distributed the newspapers door to door on the way to his school.

The third son of late �Lokosevak� Haladhar Bhuyan, Mukut Chandra Bhuyan completed 80 years in October 2018.

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Documentary based on life of Tribune group agent wins best award

RAHA, March 5 - Chiaroscuro, a documentary film based on the life of protagonist Mukut Chandra Bhuyan of Nagaon, who has dedicated his life in the name of the Assam Tribune Group, has won the best documentary film award at the International Film Festival of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

The documentary is directed by young filmmaker and critic Parthajit Baruah of Nagaon. The film chronicles the life of Mukut Chandra Bhuyan from a young age through a series of life events. Bhuyan, who completed his graduation in editing from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune in 1965 was a third batch alumni of the prestigious institute. Acclaimed Bengali filmmaker and scriptwriter Ritwik Ghatak was the vice principal of FTII then and filmmakers like Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Subhash Ghai, Mani Kaul and actor Asrani were his batchmates in FTII.

After completing his graduation, Bhuyan had to return home and take up the family responsibility of running a newspaper agency in Nagaon town and was the first distributor of The Assam Tribune in Nagaon. Apart from The Assam Tribune, he was also engaged in the distribution work of two other newspapers Dainik Asam and Asam Bani, and Gariyoshi, a prestigious literary magazine of the State, all published from the Assam Tribune Group. His love and respect for the Assam Tribune Group was so high that he distributed the newspapers door to door on the way to his school.

The third son of late �Lokosevak� Haladhar Bhuyan, Mukut Chandra Bhuyan completed 80 years in October 2018.