Rongeen (Assamese: ৰঙীন ) ( Eng.: Colorful ), a new Assamese movie directed by Shankar Borua releasing on 15th March 2019 in Assam. Initially it was scheduled to release on 24 August 2018. The movie is made under the banner of “The Assam Motion Picture Company”.
The story and screenpaly by Shankar Borua. The movie is produced Anu Barua
A quote “Rap is the most significant music of our time” from The Washington Post is the tagline of the movie.
Rongeen is a musical movie which describes how rap music used as a political instrument to show the discrimination happening around us.
Cast: Kusum Koilash, Upamanyu Boruwa, Hiren Sharma
While as an actor Shankar Borua uses the screen name Upamanyu Boruwa
Rongeen has 8 songs where Kusum Koilash, Bikashita Gogoi, Nilakshi Neog rendered their voices.
According to Shankar Borua it is a classic David versus Goliath story, where a small guy with the help of a rapper takes on a big guy in a bye-election in Upper Assam.
In past Shankar Borua gave us movie like The Curiosity Shop.