GUWAHATI, June 27 - �Dalmia Bharat Cement Udyamaman Bhraymaman�, the first ever mobile theatre awards event in Assam, was organised here on Friday evening. It was attended by a number of dignitaries from the mobile theatre industry, members of civil society, and the media.
The award ceremony held at the GMCH auditorium, recognised the efforts of all those involved in the mobile theatre industry.
The award ceremony had 23 categories, including the Aditi Sharma Lifetime Achievement Award that was conferred on Dasarath Das.
While Abahan Theatre bagged the Best Theatre Award, Radha Ebar Hahi De of Kohinoor Theatre won the Best Drama Award. Jatin Bora of Surya Theatre won the Best Actor and Barsha Rani Bishoya of Kohinoor Theatre won the Best Actress Award.
Other awardees were Dharmendra Nath (Best Comedian) of Chiranjeeb Theatre, Jayanta Das (Best Negative Role) of Bordoisila Theatre, Sanjib Sharma (Best Supporting Actor) of Hengool Theatre, Jonali Devi of Itihas Theatre and Rimjhim of Bhagyadevi Theatre (Best Supporting Actress), Hengool Theatre (Best Dance Group), Paplu (Best Art Director) of Surya Theatre, Kohinoor Theatre (Best Sound Team), Surya Theatre (Best Light Team), Rajashree Theatre (Best Music Group), Zubeen Garg (Red FM Best Singer) for the song Janam Janam of Kohinoor Theatre, Tajmahal (Red fm Best Song) of Raajtilak Theatre, Tarali Sharma (Best Music Director) of Kohinoor Theatre, Nabadeep (Best Action Director) of Abahan Theatre, Maa Kali (Best Popular Drama) of Abahan Theatre, Itee Phukan (Best Debut) of Brindaban Theatre, Ajay Phukan (Best Lyrics) for the song Janam Janam of Kohinoor Theatre, Pankaj Ingti (Best Choreographer) of Surya Theatre and Abhijit Bhattacharjee (Best Script Writer) for Radha Ebar Hahi De of Kohinoor Theatre.
The awards were given based on popular viewers� choice.
Swapnanil Baruah, retired bureaucrat and cultural activist was the chief guest at the function which witnessed performances by some popular celebrities from the industry.
Rajiv Prasad, senior executive director of Dalmia Bharat Cement, said that its endeavour is to recognise the efforts of each and every individual associated with the mobile theatre industry through Udyamaman Bhraymaman.
�The mobile theatres have not only been an important medium of entertainment in the rural parts of Assam, but also a medium for generating awareness among the public regarding various social issues. We are committed to recognising the efforts of each and every individual associated with this industry,� he said.