The film has been directed by Sanjib Sabhapandit of Jangsai Jonak and Jatinga Ityadi. The film is set in Jorhat and Mokokchung in Nagaland and is a different take on love and explores its different meanings.
Some elements were taken from Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom The Bell Tolls and Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis.
Set in 1937, the story is about a youth from Assam who visits Mokokchung, returns to don the mantle of a xatradhikar and then revisits the place 60 years later. 84-year-old Kulada Kumar Bhattacharjee, is the protagonist of the film.
At a promotional of the film, director Sanjib Sabhapandit also discussed on the future of Assamese films. The fact that hall owners are reluctant to screen Assamese films because of poor turnout was also discussed.
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