Chameli Memsaab

Movie Title: Chameli Memsaab

Genre: Drama, Romantic, Suspence, and Thriller

Year: 1975

Run Time: 2 h 24 m

Director: Abdul Majid

Producer: Heuj Boolsobi Xhontha

Writer : Nirode Choudhury

Dialogue :

Screenplay : Abdul Majid

Music Director : Bhupen Hazorika

Cinematographer :

Editing :

Choreography :

Awards/Nominations/Screening : National Film Award

Cast : George Baker, Binita Borgohai, Abdul Majid

Playback Singer : Usha Mangeshkar, Bhupen Hazorika

Lyricist : Bhupen Hazorika

Plot : Love story between a tea estate owner and a tea garden worker

Budget : N/A

Box Office Collection: N/A

Chameli Memsaab (Assamese: চামেলি মেমচা’ব ), a turning point in Assamese Movie Industry. It was directed by Abdul Majid. Bhupen Hazorika was the music director. It was released in the year 1975.

Cast: George Baker, Binita Borgohai, Abdul Majid


Berkley ( played by George Baker ), a tea estate owner in Assam falls in love with a local girl Chameli ( played by Binita Borgohai) who works in the tea garden. They got married. Later Chameli was found dead and Berkley became the main suspect/accused of the murder.


  • National Film Award, Rajat Kamal award for Best Feature Film in Assamese at the 23rd National Film Awards;
  • Bhupen Hazorika won best music director for Chameli Memsaab;
  • First Assamese film to be screened at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, India;
  • Screened at 44th International Film Festival of India, Goa, India, 2013;


Chameli Memsaab is regarded as a classic in Assamese movie industry, it was both commercially successful as well as critically acclaimed.

The role of “Monglu” was played by the director Abdul Majid himself.

Movie Sound Track

Track Title Singer Play
Oxhom Dexhor Baagichare Usha Mangeshkar, Bhupen Hazorika
O Bidexhi Bondhu Bhupen Hazorika
Jigiza Gijau Usha Mangeshkar, Bhupen Hazorika
Hawa Nai Botaah Nai Usha Mangeshkar
Haaire Pranore Bacha Moor Usha Mangeshkar

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