Aamis (Assamese: আমিষ) ( Eng. – Non-vegetarian ) an upcoming Assamese Movie from award-winning director Bhaskar Hazarika. The movie is produced by Poonam Deol and Shyam Bora. Aamis is scheduled to release on 22nd November 2019.
Cast: Lima Das, Arghadeep Barua, Sagar Saurabh, Neetali Das, Manash K Das, Samarjyoti Sarkar, Momee Borah, Chandan Bhuyan,Utkal Hazowari
Aamis is a dark love story and is set in modern-day Guwahati. Director Bhaskar Hazarika discovers themes of prohibited love and the snooping connection between foodstuff and sex.
Plot: Nirmali, a married woman who is a doctor by profession leaving a monotonous life in the city Guwahati, Assam. Lima met a young PhD student Sumon who was doing his research on food habits in northeastern India. The two swiftly learnt that they have a common love for food – specifically meat. Sumon and Nirmala grow closer, and started exploring their blooming relationship through outings to restaurants. As Nirmali’s taste buds grow further and become more audacious, their relationship takes a dark and bizarre turn.
Coproducer: Anshulika Dubey, Priyanka Agarwal
Music: Quan Bay
Cinematogrpahy: Riju Das
Editor: Sweta Rai Chamling
- Best Director for Bhaskar Hazarika and Best Actress for Lima Das – Singapore South Asian International Film Festival, 2019;
- Official Selection, India Gold, Mumbai FIlm Festival, 2019;
- Selection in International Narrative Competition section, Tribeca Film Festival, 2019;
Aamis is Bhaskar Hazarika’s second full length feature film. His debut feature, Kothanodi, which was a recipient of Asian Cinema Fund’s Post-Production Grant and premiered at Busan International Film Festival in 2015. Kothanodi was also screened at BFI London Film Festival, Goteborg Film Festival, and Jio Mumbai MAMI Film Festival among others.
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