Movie Title: Piyoli Phukon
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Historical, Patriotic, and Socio Political
Run Time: 1 h 55 m
Director: Phani Sharma
Producer: Gama Prasad Agarwala
Writer : Phani Sharma
Screenplay : Phani Sharma
Music Director : Bhupen Hazarika
Cinematographer : Subodh Bannerjee
Editing : Kamal Ganguly
Choreography : Ajay Choliha
Awards/Nominations/Screening : Certificate of Merit
Cast : Phani Sarma, Rebecca Achaw, Eva Achaw
Playback Singer : Bhupen Hazarika, Gunada Das
Plot : A fundamental nationalist who fought against the British
Budget : N/A
Box Office Collection: N/A
Piyoli Phukan (Assamese: পিয়লী ফুকন) is the first Assamese cinema to be awarded with National Award “Certificate of Merit” award. It was released on 2nd of December 1955. It was made under the banner of “Rupjyoti Production” and distributed by “Roop Roshni Distributor” of Tezpur, Assam.
Piyoli Phukan, a rather disobedient ‘prince’, is altered into a fundamental nationalist eventually hanged by the British.
Subodh Bannerjee was the Cinematographer.
Cast: Phani Sarma, Rebecca Achaw, Eva Achaw, Chandradhar Goswami, Hiren Choudhury, Gyanoda Kakoti, Bina Das Manna, Ramesh Sharma, Tulasi Das, Bhupen Borua, Durga Goswami, Bibek Agorwala, Neimuddin, Zharna, Noyoni.
Story: Piyali Phukan (or Piyoli Phukon / Pioli Phukan / Piyali Phukon) was one among the earliest Assamese leaders to lift voice in opposition to Britsh rule. He was hanged by British in 1830 following a trial and he was found guilty of being the architect of a plot to kick out the British rule from Assam.
|Gaaore Jiyori Xhopun Xhundori||Gunada Das|
|Ho Hou Ho Morooho, Dexhor Hoke Morooho||Bhupen Hazorika and Chorus|
|Oojai Burai Neele Xhihoo Ki Ghoriyaal||Bhupen Hazorika|
Assistant Director: Ajay Choliha, Bhoben Das.
Sound : Gaur das
Editing: Kamal Ganguly, Pratul Rai Chodhury (Assistant)
Art Director: Pachu Chakrabarty
Publicity: Prasanna Kumar Das
Light: Hemonto Das, Montu Singh, Ahmed, Sukhranjan
Still Photography: Kumar Studio
- National Award – “Certificate of Merit “, 3rd National Film Awards, 1955;
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