Tag - Manomati (1941)

The Insurgence of Assamese Commercial Cinema

INTRODUCTION Films are considered to be the highest art form. The origin of Assamese cinema can be traced back to the year 1935. The first Assamese film which marked the beginning of Assamese film industry is “JOYMOTI”  by Jyoti Prasad Agarwala in the year 1935 under the banner of Chitralekha Movietone. Jyoti Prasad Agarwala was a distinguised poet, playwright, composer and freedom fighter. It is still said that because of his dreams and imagination the Assamese film industry  came into existence. The film, completed with a budget [...]