Bulbul Can Sing, (Assamese: বুলবুল কেন ছিং) national award winning Assamese film by “Village Rockstars” famed Rima Das. The movie is scheduled to release on 20th September, 2019. The movie will be released in other parts of India on 27th Septemeber. The premier is schedule on 19th Septemeber in Guwahati, Assam, India.
It is a intuitive coming-of-age drama of a young girl living in rural India, fighting her way through love and loss as she figures out who she really is.
The movie is being produced by Flying river Films.
Cast: Arnali Das, Manoranjoan Das, Manabendra Das, Bonita Thakuriya, Pakija Begam
Plot: Bulbul is an energetic young lady, most happy when she’s hanging out with her friends Bonny and Sumu. While these three teenagers, two girls and a boy, begin to outline their own individualities, they find themselves gradually conflicting with the age-old rules set down by the community. Bulbul is attracted to a boy for the first time, but her mother advises that “Girls should be modest. Girls should behave well.” Sumu is bullied for not conforming to what his peers believe of a young man. For Bonny, the pressures of the community become intolerable.
Simillar to Rima Das’s earlier movies, she did almost all the behind the camera jobs by herself. She is not only the director of the movie but also the screenwriter, producer, Director of photography, production designer & editor.
‘Bulbul Can Sing’ has won a bunch of awards including the National Award for the Best feature film in Assamese.
- Best Assamese Film, 66 th National Film Awards, India, 2019;
- Winner of Best Performance Award – singapore International Film Festival, 2018;
- Winner of Golden Gateway – JIO Mami Film Festival, 2018;
- Screened at London Indian Film Festival, 2019;
- Busan International Film Festival, South Korea;
- International film Festival of Kerala, India;
Co-producer: Jaya Das
Music: Kabindra Patowary
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