â€˜Chor (The Bicycle)â€™ earns global accolades
A new full length Assamese feature film titled ‘Chor – The Bicycle’ is set to hit the theatres. The film has been written and directed by Khanjan Kishore Nath and produced by Sanjive Naraine under the banner of ‘AM Television Productions’ in association with Ramdhenu Films and Whiteflower. The story of the film revolves around a few kids and their attraction towards a bicycle which changes their friendship, love, relations and their lives. The key roles in the film have been essayed by Gunjan Saikia, Raktim Gayan, Abhilasha Kakoty, Sachin Nath, Amiya Hazarika, Seema Baruah, Purabi Saikia among others. The music of the film has been scored by Anurag Saikia whereas song has been rendered by Nahid Afrin. The cinematography of the film has been done by Jayanth Mathavan from Tamil Nadu, edited by Bikash Dutta.
The film has already been selected for Goa Film Bazaar organized by International Film Festival of India 2011 and also invited to Producer Lab, Cinemart organized by International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2012. Notably, this is the first film in Assamese language which has been invited to Producer Lab, Rotterdam. Among the 23 projects in Goa Film Bazaar only 4 projects were invited to the lab and ‘The Bicycle’ is the first project for that. Except these, ‘Chor’ was also invited to Video Library Selection organized by 32nd Guadalajara International Film Festival 2017 in Mexico, the most prestigious film festival in Latin America, and also got the official selection under the Competitive Panorama at 10th International Children’s Film Festival, Bangladesh 2017. The film will hit the theatres sometime this summer.
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