It has been 30 years of misses for Assam to bag a greatest honour during a National Film Awards for a second time after ace filmmaker Jahnu Barua’s Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai became a initial ever film from a state to win a Best Film honour during a desired awards in 1988, and executive Rima Das- a educated filmmaker by her possess admission- is overjoyed a wait finished with her work, Village Rockstars.
The film is about a 10-year-old lady who harbours dreams of carrying her possess stone rope and goes in hunt of an electric guitar in her tiny village, Kalardiya. Its creator, Das, hails from a same village, in a city of Chaygaon, that is about 38 kilometers divided from Guwahati.
Shot on a hand-held camera by Das, who has no grave training in filmmaking, a film could have really good cramped to Chaygaon and eventually got mislaid had it not been for a faith of Das, who is also a film’s co-producer.
She took it to general festivals, won awards and subsequently perceived a much-needed approval for a film behind home, heading to a premiere during a Mumbai Film Festival final year, where it won a tip honour.
“I am speechless. we have no difference to demonstrate this joy. It’s a outrageous approval for us! My frank thankfulness to God, to my relatives and my family who stood with me all this time and finally we got it. This is a kind of feeling we am carrying during a moment. It brings measureless fun that a film from Assam done it to this turn after 30 years! Massive appreciate we to my Village Rockstars family, appreciate we to everyone. we am elated, overjoyed and really really happy,” Das told indianexpress.com, hours after a awards’ announcement.
The film also won awards in a categories of Best Child Artist, Best Audiography and Best Editing.