Jahnu Barua Indian film director

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Jahnu Barua
A Portrait of the Jury Member of 37th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2006) (Asian – African – Latin American Competition) Jahnu Barua, (Director from Assam, India).jpg
Born (1952-10-18) 18 October 1952 (age 68)
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndian
OccupationFilm director, writer, producer
Spouse(s)
Gayatri Barua (Naumi)
(m. 1989)
ChildrenOzu Barua (son)[Professional Footballer]
Parent(s)
  • Deveswar Baruah (father)
  • Gunawati Baruah (mother)
Awards

Jahnu Barua (born 1952) is an Indian film director. He has written and directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films. Some of his notable films are Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai (1987), Firingoti (1992), Xagoroloi Bohu Door (1995), Maine Gandhi Ko Nahi Mara (2005), Konikar Ramdhenu (2003), Baandhon (2012), and Ajeyo (2014).

Jahnu Barua has been conferred Padma Shri (2003) and Padma Bhushan (2015). He served as chairman of the Indian Film Directors' Association in 1993.[1]

Filmography

Year Title English Title Language Director Producer Writer Editor
1982 Aparoopa Aparoopa Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
1984 Apeksha – Hindi version of Aparoopa Expectation Hindi Yes Yes Yes Yes
1986 Papori Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
1987 Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai Catastrophe Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
1990 Bonani Forest Assamese Yes Yes
1992 Firingoti Spark Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
1995 Hkhagoroloi Bohu Door It's a Long Way to the Sea Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
1998 Kuhkhal Price of Freedom Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
2000 Pokhi And the River Flows Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
2003 Konikar Ramdhenu Ride on the Rainbow Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes
2004 Tora Tora's Love Assamese Yes Yes Yes
2005 Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara I Did Not Kill Gandhi Hindi Yes Yes
2010 Mumbai Cutting (Anjane Dost segment) Hindi Yes
2012 Baandhon Waves of Silence Assamese Yes Yes Yes
2014 Ajeyo[2] Invincible Assamese Yes Yes Yes
Unreleased Har Pal Every Moment Hindi Yes Yes
2018 Bhoga Khirikee[3] Broken Window Assamese Yes Yes Yes
Under Production Unread Pages[4] Assamese, English Yes

Television

  • Adhikar (Right, 1988)
  • Ek Kahani (One Story, 1986)

Awards

Jahnu Baruah has received the following awards:

National Film Awards

Chicago International Film Festival

Brussels International Independent Film Festival

Fukuoka International Film Festival

Fribourg International Film Festival

Locarno International Film Festival

Singapore International Film Festival

Mumbai International Film Festival

Sarhad (NGO)

  • 2012: 1st Bhupen Hazarika National award[9]

References

  1. ^ Rajadhyaksha, Ashish; Willemen, Paul (2014). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. GoogleBooks. Routledge. p. 55. ISBN 978-1135943189.
  2. ^ "An Eternal Optimist". The Pioneer. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Shooting ends for Bhoga Khidikee, Lunchbox producer's debut Assamese film – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Jahnu Baruas film to take Assam to global audience". India Today. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards 2015". Press Information Bureau. Archived from the original on 26 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  7. ^ "National Awards for five northeast films". The Times of India. Guwahati. TNN. 17 April 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  8. ^ "60th National Film Awards Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013.
  9. ^ Jahnu Barua conferred 1st Bhupen Hazarika Award, Business Standard

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