The first look of the film Aei Maatite released
Finally Angeekar Films unveils the first look of its upcoming Assamese feature film Aei Maatite. The first look of the movie was launched by Dr. Amarjyoti Choudhury, eminent lyricist-poet, former Pro- VC of Tezpur University and Aei Maatite’s actor. For the first look, Saurav Paban Dutta has designed the posters and the title was designed by prominent painter Kiron Sankar. Dr. Choudhury apart from acting has interpreted a very important character in the film.
The film is directed by sovereign filmmaker and renowned theater personality Dr. Sitanantha Lahkar, is an alteration of his famous stage play ‘Tamasaa’ which is based on burning topic of witch hunting. The story, screenplay, dialogues and lyrics have been penned by Dr Lahkar, retired Principal of Cotton College. The Central Board of Film Certifications (Censor Board) has given clearance to “Angeekar Films” without any cuts or modification for the movie Aei Maatite.
The ‘action-drama’ film has some very condemning scenes. Such types of natural action can be hardly seen in Assamese films. The film showcases some of the inhuman killings that take places in the name of witch-hunting. The movie is introducing Monisha Goswami as the lead female character and John Narzary as lead negative character for their first Assamese movie. Rupam Chetia, on the other hand, will be playing the lead male character. The film has also cast senior actors and actresses like Chetana Das, Dr. Rajeev Doley and Lalit Sarma. Rajiv Kro, Meena Ingti has also acted in some important roles. There are over 100 characters in the film and most of the roles are acted by the newcomers.
The film was shot at the beautiful locations of Jaipur village in Rani, Guwahati, Dimoria, Tezpur and Panikhaiti. ‘Aei Maatite’ is a full-length Assamese feature film which is based on the burning issue if witch hunting. The film is trying to portray a strong message against witchcraft upholding the value of scientific temperament and human life. The film speaks about the problem of witch hunting in Assam and how a section of people is using it for their own benefit. Witchcraft is just a superstition which is shrouded in darkness and it is high time for the society to overcome it.