Saturday, September 13, 2014

Jahnu Barua’s Ajeyo (Invincible) to release in select theatres through PVR Director's Rare

Of late PVR Director's Rare is offering a platform for the release of good quality films that fail to get a release in commercial circuits. The latest to be released under this category is Jahnu Barua’s Assamese film “Ajeyo” (Invincible) that will be released in select theatres in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Bangalore with English subtitles

A sophisticated independence story from northern India set during the years of Mahatma Gandhi’s freedom movement and building up to 1947, when the British left the country, Ajeyo (Invincible) is directed by the multiple awards winning filmmaker, Jahnu Barua. Ajeyo also received the Best Feature Film in Assamese award at the 61st National Film Awards.

Slated to release on September 19, Ajeyo is based on the Sahitya Akademi Award winning Assamese novel Ashirbador Rong, written by Sri Arun Sarma, Ajeyo is the story of Gojen Keot, who fought against the social evils in rural Assam during the freedom movement in India. Set in a small village of Assam in 1946, Ajeyo is about Gojen’s revolt against the richest man in town, who sees India's partition as an opportunity for land-grabbing. Thus begins Gojen’s struggle for freedom and equality in Independent India.

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