Ambubachi Special | Debi Tirtha Kamrup Kamakhya to be screened at Guwahati Press Club

Guwahati, June 19: As Ambubachi festival starts on June 22, a movie titled ‘Debi Tirtha Kamrup Kamakhya’ is scheduled for screening at Guwahati Press Club on Friday, starting at 3:30 pm.

The 1967 Bengali movie deals with the stories of King Bishwa Singha and his brother Shiva Singha, with the legend of Devi Kamakhya.

Directed by Manu Sen, the film has music by Anil Bagchi and its cast includes Asit Baran, Nripati Chattopadhyay, Prabir Kumar, Gita Dey and Renuka Ray among others.


Ambubachi (also known as Amoti and Ambabati) is organised annually at the temple of Mother Goddess Kamakhya (Kameshwari), which is recognised as one of the 108 sacred Shakti Peeths of Mother Goddess Durga.



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