Saurav kumar Chaliha: Profile of a time capturer–Profile-of-a-time-capturer

Saurav Kumar Chaliha is an Assamese writer of Assam, India, educated at Guwahati and London University, born – 1927. As a faceless fiction writer for nearly six decades he has existed only through his voice and writings, having no biography, no official photograph, the so-called interviews. This film is an visual journey, an attempt to write something by camera (by believing Robert Bresson’s words) on Saurav kumar Chaliha, along with valuable insight, analysis about the works of Saurav kumar Chaliha by Apurva Sharma, Prabhat Bora, Altaf Mazid and Arindam Borkotoki.

A film by NONI Cinematography and Editing: Rajiv Saikia Produced by : Daisy Saikia A round the globe presentation


Discussion on 75 years of Assamese Movies (In Assamese)

The discussion panel includes Altaf Mazid (renowned film critic) and Dr. Ankuran Dutta. They discussed on the memorable beginning of Assamese Cinema, how Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla overcame all hurdles to make a film a success. Various eras of Assamese Cinema, its growth, success, setback and comparison to other film industry are also discussed. The programme is produced by audio visual project of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Assam, India.

SAMBEPO-Karbi film based on karbi folk tale


Karbi Youth Festival – 2012

Community.. Identity.. Pride..Home..
Ethnicity Recalls…The oldest and the largest ethnic carnival of northeast India…the 38th KARBI YOUTH FESTIVAL- Reclaiming Identity..starts from 15th Feb.2011. Taralangso,Karbi Anglong.(India)

Pioneer of all ETHNIC FESTIVALS is here again..

JOIN us this year for even more festivities..Experience the ecstasy and unforgettable moments..Whether it be Music or Dance..YOU ARE SURE TO PARTICIPATE !!


The festival takes place in Taralangso, once a sleepy village 4 km outside Diphu town. A 300-acre hill blessed with natural vegetation and a stream, Taralangso is the idyllic venue for the KYF whose core values include the preservation, research, documentation and promotion of the Karbis’ rich cultural and natural heritage. It’s no small feat to pull off a festival of this scale. The KYF is organised by the Karbi Cultural Society and runs on donations and honest enthusiasm, 36 years of freedom from corporate sponsorship.


First Guwahati International Music Festival

Delhi-based alternative rock band Menwhopause finished the Northeast leg of their ‘Easy’ tour with a scintillating performance at ‘Rocktober Riffs’ – the curtain raiser to the 1st Guwahati International Music Festival in the early part of October. The largest confluence of musicians in the Northeast, much awaited Guwahati International Music Festival will be held on December 2 and 3 this year.

GIMF, which will be participated by musicians from UK, Nepal, Indonesia, Bollywood, Goa, Kolkata, Bhopal, folk musicians from different parts of the Northeast, is being organized by EBMS in collaboration with the North East Zone Cultural Centre, Dimapur, under the Ministry of Culture, and with the support of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

Hundreds of people were seen thronging Shilpgram to watch the curtain raiser event. The show began with OFF – a four member alternative rock outfit from Nagaland which known for their originals and which is incidentally, the first band from the Northeast to win the prestigious Hornbill National Rock Contest. Playing a half-hour set of their originals including tracks like Save Me, the band literally brought the crowd alive and set the mood for December running high. Local bands Project Patkai and Stags also performed on the occasion.

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