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Jahnu Barua to make film on Arunachal Pradesh

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, March 28 - Internationally acclaimed filmmaker from Assam, Jahnu Barua is going to take up a film project for the benefit of movie-goers of Arunachal Pradesh.

The national award winning filmmaker will be coming up with some ideas in a couple of months to make a film on Arunachal within its territory involving actors from Arunachal Pradesh and Mumbai, said a communique from the Raj Bhavan here.

It requires a mention here that Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa had requested Jahnu Barua to make a film on the cultural diversity and traditions of the State involving local artists.

�Arunachal Pradesh is a treasure trove of cultural diversity and traditions. Each tribe, being unique, provides a magnificent bulk of stories and subjects. In a way, every day there is a festival, reflecting the vibrant culture of the State,� Rajkhowa had told Barua, who was in Itanagar last month to attend a regional film festival.

Delighted to hear from Barua on the upcoming project, Governor Rajkhowa wished that the film be in Hindi, which will have great impact and boost the State tourism, thereby promoting �Incredible Arunachal Pradesh�.

The story would be based on Arunachali life, struggle, culture, social fabric, etc, reproducing the rich and treasured cultural heritage and unique traditions of the indigenous tribes, he emphasised.

The Governor expressed confidence that development of film sector in the State will open new avenues for employment and entrepreneurship, not only for the local artists, but also people, particularly youths engaged in transportation, hotels, restaurants and tourism.

The people of the State should welcome any film project in the State, the Governor said while citing the under production film �Rangoon�, shot at Pasighat and its nearby places. Local hotels and facilitators are benefiting from the project, he added.

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Jahnu Barua to make film on Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, March 28 - Internationally acclaimed filmmaker from Assam, Jahnu Barua is going to take up a film project for the benefit of movie-goers of Arunachal Pradesh.

The national award winning filmmaker will be coming up with some ideas in a couple of months to make a film on Arunachal within its territory involving actors from Arunachal Pradesh and Mumbai, said a communique from the Raj Bhavan here.

It requires a mention here that Arunachal Governor JP Rajkhowa had requested Jahnu Barua to make a film on the cultural diversity and traditions of the State involving local artists.

�Arunachal Pradesh is a treasure trove of cultural diversity and traditions. Each tribe, being unique, provides a magnificent bulk of stories and subjects. In a way, every day there is a festival, reflecting the vibrant culture of the State,� Rajkhowa had told Barua, who was in Itanagar last month to attend a regional film festival.

Delighted to hear from Barua on the upcoming project, Governor Rajkhowa wished that the film be in Hindi, which will have great impact and boost the State tourism, thereby promoting �Incredible Arunachal Pradesh�.

The story would be based on Arunachali life, struggle, culture, social fabric, etc, reproducing the rich and treasured cultural heritage and unique traditions of the indigenous tribes, he emphasised.

The Governor expressed confidence that development of film sector in the State will open new avenues for employment and entrepreneurship, not only for the local artists, but also people, particularly youths engaged in transportation, hotels, restaurants and tourism.

The people of the State should welcome any film project in the State, the Governor said while citing the under production film �Rangoon�, shot at Pasighat and its nearby places. Local hotels and facilitators are benefiting from the project, he added.