Rima Das’s critically acclaimed Assamese feature film Bulbul Can Sing is all set to hit the screens across Assam tomorrow (September 20).
“We are coming to a theatre close to you in the state on 20th September and from 27th September all over India PVR release. Need your love and blessings,” Rima Das said it in a Press Con at Guwahati.
The Film Bulbul Can Sing won the Rajat Kamal for the most effective Assamese Film at the 66th National Film Awards.
Based against a rural backcloth, Bilbul Can Sing is a story about a girl in rural India who challenges the traditional values and expectations of her family, it is about a teenage girl, Bulbul, living in a village in Assam, fighting her means through love and loss as she figures out who she really is.
The cast of the film includes Arnali Das, Bonita Thakuriya, Manoranjoan Das, Manabendra Das, and Pakija Begam. The film has to this point been screened in 40 film festivals as well as Toronto International Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival across the world and has bagged thirteen awards.
It also won the most effective Indie Film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) in Victoria, Australia.
Rima shot to international fame once her film Village Rockstars which was an Assamese language film won the National Award for the Best moving picture in 2018. It was even India’s official entry from the country to the Oscars.