GUWAHATI, June 29 - An Assamese film based on noted journalist-author Homen Borgohain’s novel Subala will now be screened at an international film festival in Italy.
Munna Ahmed has directed the film titled Subala – The Darkness Within.
“Good news!! My film Subala – The Darkness Within has been selected in the International Film Festival di Rivoli, Italy, which will be held at Castello Di Rivoli from November 26 to 29, 2020. Congratulations... Team Subala,” the filmmaker said, sharing the news with The Assam Tribune.
The title role has been played by Urmila Mahanta, an alumnus of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, who has worked in many films in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages.
The film was earlier also selected for screening under the competition sections at film festivals in London and Hollywood. Subala – The Darkness Within also stars Atul Pachani, Pratibha Choudhury, Himangshu Prasad Das, Pranami Bora, Padmarag Goswami, Siddharta Mukherjee, Nila Saikia, and child artiste Apsara Das.