The muhurat of Assamese feature film ULKA which is under production, was held April 26 at the Gauhati University RCC-4 Boys’ Hall.
ULKA is based on a fictionalised story of a real incident. The genre of the film can be considered as a satirical comedy, wherein certain incidents deliver important realisation. Lively incidents of hostel life and the lives of the hostellers being intertwined with others, comprise a major part of the storyline.
The film is being directed by Pranab Vivek and produced by Bhaskar Upadhyaya under the banner of Eastern Green Pictures. The story/script is by Manas Sagra, while the director of photography is Amiya Ranjan Das and executive producer is Meghraj Timsina. Ibson Lal Baruah is the music director and Manas Sagra and Bhaskar Upadhyaya are the associate directors. The assistant direction team includes Rajpal Singh, Dhrubajit Baishya and Debojit Das. Smita Barman is the assistant production controller.
The theme song is sung by famed singer and heartthrob of the region Angaraag ‘Papon’ Mahanta.
The cast includes award winning actor Rupam Chetia. Minu Bania, Siddhartha Sharma and Ruma Kalita are also in the lead star cast. Veteran actor Nipon Goswami and Baharul Islam will make guest appearances in the movie. The other members of the cast are Pankaj Mahanta, Pankaj Engti, Amit Kumar Bora, Alismita Goswami, Arindam Bora, Hemanga Hazarika, Apurba Malakar, Tapas Borah and others.