National award winning film Maj Rati Keteki hits theatres
National award-winning Assamese film, Maj Rati Keteki, directed by Santwana Bordoloi, released in Assam on Friday.The film has been released in 29 cinema halls across the state.
The film rotates around Priyendu Hazarika, a renowned writer and author, who returns to his hometown, a place that inspired him to become a writer, after almost a decade. Upon returning, he reminisces the time that he spent here, growing up, remembering the people he loved and lost. While he lacks the courage to weave the painful and harsh truth into his story, he decides to face his own truth alone, away from the appreciative audience.
Produced under the banner of Dr Bardoloi’s newly launched production house named Udara Films, the film has actor AdilHussain in the lead along with other casts including Kulada Kumar Bhattacharya, Sulakshana Barua, Mala Goswami, ShakilImtiaz, Mahendra Rabha, Rahul G Sarma, Pranami Bora, Indu Mohan Das, Ashim K Baruah, Ponkhi Kashyap and Kasvi Songkorison among others.
Paediatrician Dr Santwana Bordoloi's second film, Maj Rati Keteki premiered at the 21st International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in the International Competition category. The movie started to gain critical acclamation way before its release – it was adjudged the best Assamese feature film at the 64th National Film Awards.Lead actor AdilHussainwon the national award with jury’s special mention for his role, and he also won the best actor in a regional film for 2016.