wiki:Nip Barua

Nip Barua (1925-92)

Best-known mainstream Assamese film-maker; younger brother of Brojen Barua?. Started as cinematographer on Bengali and Assamese films. Directed the first big-budget multi-star Eastmancolor film in the language, [[Ajali Nabou]]. Before his flamboyant film career, he was a musician and flautist, a footballer of some repute (playing for the Maharana AC and Assam state) and a cartoonist for the Assam Tribune. Mainly made family socials, often coming close to home-movie levels of intimacy; also made mythologicals (Bhakta Prahlad, Narakasur). Younger brother, Ramen Barua, is a noted composer.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1955: Smritir Parash; 1957: Mak Aru Morom; 1958: Ranga Police; Bhakta Prahlad; 1959: Amar Ghar; 1961: Narakasur; 1970: Baruar Sansar; 1973: Sonetara; 1977: Sonmai; 1978: Manima (also act); 1980: Ajali Nabou; 1983: Koka Deuta Nati Aru Hati; 1984: Shakuntala Aru Shankar Joseph Ali; 1985: Dadu Nati-o-Hati; 1986: Antony Mor Naam; 1988: Ae Mor Janame Janame.

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