National Award winning Assamese filmmaker Munin Barua dies at 72


The man who is said to have revolutionised the Assamese film industry was given the Life Time Achievement Award from Prag Cine Awards for his contributions to the Assamese film industry in 2017. The acclaimed film director was 72 at the time. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd His work in Nayak also brought him laurels and he won the State Award for Best Director for the movie. Popularly addressed as Bhaimon da, Munin was born in the year 1947 at Khumtai in Golaghat district, Assam. Top News
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Updated: April 7, 2018 1:39:21 pm

Assamese filmmaker Munin Barua has directed films like Nayak, Dinabandhoo and Barood. The cause of his death is yet to be known. He started his career as a film director in the year 1987 with the movie Pratima. Barua is survived by his wife Manjula and children Manas and Puja. Munin wrote scripts for 21 films including Bowari, Ghar-Sansar, Mon-Mandir, and Sewali, Daag among others. His direction in 2004 release Dinabandhoo brought him a National Award in the category of Best Feature Film in Assamese.