JORHAT, Aug 2 - Renowned movie sound designer Amrit Pritam Dutta, who has gained international fame and won several awards for his works, today spoke at length about the nature of work a sound designer has to do in accomplishing the task.
Dutta, who hails from here and closely works with his mentor Oscar Award winner Resul Pookutty at the latter�s studio �Canaries Post Sound� in Mumbai interacted with media persons at the Jorhat Press Club.
Dutta has worked in several Bollywood blockbusters starring big names like Amir Khan, Salman Khan, Rajnikanth, Akshay Kumar and list goes on. Pritam, who has won many coveted awards, described his professional journey so far and about his work that has been recognised in national and international level.
Dutta gave a wide presentation on how sound designers, mixers and editors have to recreate the ambience of a scene in a movie in terms of providing the audio support to make the scene realistic to the viewers and absorb them.
He said people in his field have to imagine and observe a lot to achieve in creating a correct soundscape that makes the viewers feel watching a real situation.
Dutta gave a detailed account of how sound designers, mixers and editors make the movie lively and real by reproducing each and every sound of a movie scene according to the mood and situation of the scene.
Dutta, who was made a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences last year, said that people like him are very audio sensitive and most of the time pick up new sounds to add on to their work.
He said he has worked in the upcoming big project Robo 2.0 starring Rajanikanth and Akshay Kumar, which is a science fiction film to be released in November this year. It is a sequel to Robot.
Pritam said after him several Assamese youths were involved in the sound studios in Mumbai that caters to Hindi and movies of other languages.
Earlier, the Jorhat Press Club general secretary Ananta Narayan Borthakur gave the welcome address while Raktim Ranjan Baruah gave a brief introduction of Pritam. The Jorhat Press Club President Nirajan Mahanta who presided the interaction, offered the vote of thanks.