GUWAHATI, May 2 - �The Assam Tribune�Nation Talks�, a documentary based on the journey of The Assam Tribune, premiered this evening at the ITA Machkhowa cultural complex here.
The documentary, produced by CEC and directed by Jhulan Krishna Mahanta, was conceptualised by Dipankar Dutta and Arunima Dutta. Today it premiered on the occasion of 25th year of the CEC.
According to the director, �The Assam Tribune-Nation Talks� is a documentary that portrays the glorious journey of the newspaper.
�North East India�s most popular English daily, The Assam Tribune, has tremendous contribution in shaping the history of Assam. The documentary conveys the extraordinary story of RG Baruah and how he was able to build an organization that has won hearts of readers and critics alike across the globe. The journey of The Assam Tribune has remained an untold story so far and that is what exactly the documentary seeks to convey, given the influence it has had from its inception till present,� the director said.
�The documentary presents itself, focusing on various aspects of The Assam Tribune and how it has remained an undisputed market leader in the newspaper industry of North-east. The newspaper has witnessed India transitioning into a modern republic even as the popular English daily had its own share of challenges which it has dealt with courage and survived only due to its foresighted vision,� he added.
Dr Amarjyoti Choudhury played the role of storyteller in the documentary which showcases various exclusive interviews, visuals, memoirs of the newspaper group revealing the challenges, pitfalls and triumphs faced in this journey of 80 years.
Today, Editor of The Assam Tribune PG Baruah, director of the Assam Tribune Group Babita Rajkhowa, Dr Amarjyoti Chouhdury along with a galaxy of eminent personalities were present during the screening.
The documentary will have a public screening on May 5 at Anuradha Cineplex and will be released on online platforms too.