‘Majuli’ fame Singer Nilotpal Bora rejects Assam State Film Award’s recognition as Best Singer. In a Facebook post, he expressed that he did not show up to receive his “Best Singer Award” as he didn’t get an invitation from the organizers.
Here’s the video
The Assam State Film Awards ceremony and Film Festival held at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Panjabari on July 28-29. Cultural Affairs Minister Naba Doley inaugurated the Award ceremony.
Bollywood filmmakers Amol Palekar and Prakash Jha, were also here for the awards ceremony. They urged the state government to formulate a vibrant film policy to support the new generation filmmaker.
But, this is not only about the Nilotpal Bora’s invitation. The organizers of The Assam State Film Award ceremony faced criticism for not inviting and felicitate the national award winners earlier.
Here’s what journalist Hemanta Sharma wrote on Facebook.
Here’s a report by Pratidin Time “Assam State Film Award and Film Festival, 2018 under controversy”
Update: As on July 30