Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Adoor to be honoured with Bhupen Hazarika International award

Dadasaheb Phalke award winning filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan will be conferred the prestigious 'Biswaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika International Solidarity Award' for 2015.

Gopalakrishnan would be the second recipient of the award, instituted by Assam's premier literary organisation Asam Sahitya Sabha (ASS) in 2013, after Bangladesh's eminent researcher-danseuse Lubna Marium.

Gopalakrishnan, also a Padma Vibhushan awardee, has been selected for the award by a committee of eminent personalities for his all-round contribution to the field of filmmaking, ASS Vice-President Parmananda Rajbongshi said here today. Read More