GUWAHATI, Feb 20 - Angeekar Films today launched the �first look� of its upcoming Assamese feature film Aei Maatite at a function here.
Renowned lyricist-poet, former Pro Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University and Aei Maatite�s actor Dr Amarjyoti Choudhury released the �first look�.
Director of the film Dr Sitanath Lahkar and senior DI colourist from Bollywood Sujit Borah were also present at the function, said a statement.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Choudhury said, �Witch hunting is a serious problem of our State. We all have to fight collectively against this menace, which is based on superstition. I am really happy to be part of Aei Maatite because this socially relevant film is sincerely trying to make people aware about the problem.�
Dr Choudhury has acted in the film and has portrayed a very important character.
Borah said, �Witch hunting is a serious problem of our society and we need to take urgent steps to aware people. I believe Aei Maatite will play a significant role in this direction.�
The film is based on director Dr Lahkar�s adaptation of his famous stage play Tamasaa on the burning problem of witch hunting.
The story, screenplay, dialogues and lyrics have also been penned by Dr Lahkar, who is also a retired principal of Cotton College.
Commenting on the �first look� launch, Dr Lahkar said, �After spending more than two years in realising the project, Aei Maatite is now ready and it will hit the screens soon.�
Angeekar Films recently received clearance from the Central Board of Film Certification (Censor Board) for Aei Maatite without any cut or modification. The film received U/A certificate.