Promising singer Puspalata Mili recently released her new Bihu audio-video album titled ‘Jonak’. The album was formally released by ‘Jonak’s’ music director and director of ‘Rhythm of Dance’, Baghchung, Bapi Saikia, Studio Eden’s director, Pranjal Pradip Bharali, director of Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD), K.A. Thomas, Principal of Bosco Institute, Dr. Jerry Thomas and IAS, additional Divisional Commissioner, Roshnee Aparijita Karati at a function. Puspalata was showered with praises for her new venture.
The album contains five tracks that have been written and tuned by Puspalata Mili, Pankaj Sami and Somiran Malay. The album has been musically arranged by Pranjal Pradip Bharali and the musicians are Rabin Borah and Bikash Baruah. The album containing the tracks ‘Kidore Bujao’, ‘Jonakore Ratitu’, ‘Gogona Aaroni’, ‘O Jaan’ and ‘O Pilinga’ have been rendered by Puspalata Mili, Rintu Saikia and Mousam Gogoi supported by Gitasree Borah, Bhupen Doley, Shreemoyee Bordoloi and Rupak Dutta. The video of three songs have been released which have been choreographed by Sarat Bappi Saikia. The camerawork and editing has been done by Kailash Duara. The key roles in the videos have been essayed by Mausumi Kardong, Pratib Phukan, Leena Gogoi etc. The album is presented by I CARD Production.
Puspalata Mili, after completing her master degree in Communication and Journalism, is presently working as a Media Manager of Institution for Culture and Rural Development (I-CARD) NGO. Though she never took any professional training in singing, she undertook this venture out of sheer passion and interest. ‘Jonak’ is her fourth venture. Before this, she released two devotional albums titled ‘Maa Mariyamar Jopomala’ and ‘Mor Notun Aagya’ and one Mising oinitom named ‘Eddi Ayeede’. She has also been associated equally in the field of direction, videography and editing and directed two short films titled ‘Sapat’ and ‘Amak Xikhya Laage’, one documentary named ‘Missing the target’ and also worked as a videographer and editor for several documentaries like ‘Daaini’, ‘Joutuk’ etc. The singer hopes that the Assamese music lovers will accept her album and her work will be appreciated.