Guwahati, January 25: The poster of Bidyut Kotoky directorial Xhoixobote Dhemalite was unveiled today at Guwahati Press Club; the poster was released by Veteran Assamese actor and theatre artist Nipon Goswami, who has recently completed 50 years in the Assamese Film Industry.
The film is set to release on February 08.
It may be mentioned here that the film has already won numerous awards, which include the Best Film in Love International Film festival, Los Angeles. The film was also a part of the prestigious Indian Panorama in IFFI Goa, the premier film festival of the country. It has also won the Best Narrative Feature in Erie International Film Festival, Pennsylvania, Best Screenplay Award at Treasure Coast International Film Festival in Florida among others.
“After being screened and appreciated worldwide, it makes me extremely happy to release the film here in Assam, where its actual roots are. It is like a child that has taken a tour across the world and has finally come home. I request everyone to watch the film and give an honest feedback on it” said Director Bidyut Kotoky.
About the film:
Set in Assam in the violent period of 80s, Xhoxobote Dhemalite is a film about children growing up in violent places, witnessing brutality around them and how it affects them deeply, leaving an indelible mark on their growth.
The film stars Victor Banerjee, Nakul Vaid, Naved Aslam, Nipon Goswami, Nikumoni Barua along with a bunch of young and energetic actors. It also marks the debut of actress and supermodel Dipannita Sharma in an Assamese film. The film is about a generation which grew during the turbulent 80s in the state.
Speaking on the occasion, Nipon Goswami said “It gives me immense pleasure to be at this event today. As a part of the Assamese film fraternity, it makes me proud that our films are being acclaimed worldwide. However, our audience here needs to appreciate the films as well. Only then we shall consider ourselves successful. I request everyone to watch the film and give it the love and support that it deserves”.