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Anurag Kashyap To Front Assamese Film 'Aamis' Helmed By Nation Award Winning Director Bhaskar Hazarika

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap Announced That He Will Be Associated With Assamese Feature Aamis As A Presenter.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 16 Oct 2019, 01:58:28 PM
Anurag Kashyap To Front Assamese Film 'Aamis' Directed By Bhaskar Hazarika

New Delhi:

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who is awaiting the release of Taapsee Pannu  and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Saand Ki Aankh has announced that he will be associated with Assamese feature "Aamis" as a presenter.  Written and directed by Bhaskar Hazarika, the film is described as a dark love story. It features Lima Das and Arghadeep Barua in the lead, with a supporting cast of Neetali Das, Sagar Saurabh and Manash K Das.

On Tuesday, Kashyap posted a video on his Instagram story where he urged the audiences to watch the film, which releases countrywide on November 22.


"Trust me, you have not seen anything like 'Aamis' coming out of India," the filmmaker said in his appeal. Hazarika is best known for directing "Kothanodi" which won the Best Feature Film in Assamese award at the 63rd National Film Awards.

"Aamis" had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.  It was then choosen for Singapore South Asian International Film Festival where actress Lima Das received the Best Actor (Female) award  and director Hazarika recieved 'Best Director' award. The film is produced by Poonam Deol and Shyam Bora in association with Wishberry Films. "Having Anurag Kashyap to present the film is a dream come true for all of us in the team.


Anurag is known for his unique and original vision, and his support for 'Aamis' will definitely go a long way in putting the film in the public eye," Hazarika said in a statement.  

'Aamis' that translates into 'Ravening' is the story of two chaste lovers bow down to social taboos and repress their feelings, but doing so pushes them towards a horrific crime.

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First Published : 16 Oct 2019, 01:58:28 PM

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