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YouTube is a melting point of a deluge of content creators. Each with their unique flair in the kind of content they want to create and showcase. 28-year-old Vishal Langthasa is one such creator who’s hilarious videos makes one wonder, hey didn’t this happen to me once? He is so relatable. With over 1 lakh subscribers for his channel “Chugli TV” this relatable You Tuber who lives in maximum city Mumbai, hails from a small town of Haflong in Assam. Why Chugli TV? Its because just like the literal meaning of chugli which stands for talking behind someone’s back, his channel is also an alternate space where people talk. Moreover, the word chugli is simple, funny and will often be easily retained by the human mind. He is popular for creating fictitious characters in his channel — from Aunt Nijula to Ghonokanto. Aunt Nijula who, after a painful divorce in…

A moment of immense pride for the state of Assam as Sarodee Borah bagged the nomination for the prestigious “Mirchi Music Awards 2020” in the “Upcoming Female Vocalist” of the year category. This is also the first national recognition of its kind for a girl from Assam. She has been nominated for her song ‘Sapne Jo Bhi’ from the movie Jindegi Tumse  Borah’s musical journey started way back in 2009 in Mumbai as a playback singer. She trained in professional singing at the SaReGaMaPaDhaNiSa Academy by Gajendra Singh under the tutelage of stalwarts like Pt. Maniraj, Ismail Darbar, Abhijit Bhattacharya, Sucheta Bhattacharjee. However, her major break in the ever-evolving and versatile music industry came in the form of a call to perform at the MTV Coke Studio with music directors Ehsaan and Loy (of the Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy fame). Speaking on her achievement, an elated Sarodee said, “I feel very satisfied for…

If Hollywood has its Academy Awards, then Bollywood has its very own Filmfare Award, an award ceremony to celebrate the best in the field. This starry night of film extravaganza literally brought the stars down onto the stage. Many firsts and many historic moments were created during the 65th Filmfare Awards which was held at Guwahati, Assam on February 15. This was the first time Filmfare Awards was hosted outside Mumbai. Kudos to Assam government for managing that one. But whats more fun was Gully Boy winning 13 Black ladies. Here is the complete winners list of the 65thh Filmfare Awards Best Film- Gully Boy Best Director- Zoya Akhtar for Gully Boy Best Film (Critics) – Article 15 (Anubhav Sinha) and Sonchiriya (Abhishek Chaubey) Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) – Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy Best Actor (Critics) – Ayushmann Khurrana for Article 15 Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) – Alia…

When one talks about martial arts-based movies in Assamese with loads of comedy, one name that  definitely comes to mind is that of Kenny Basumatary. He did feature in Bollywood movies like Shanghai, he also shared screen space with Priyanka Chopra in ‘Mary Kom’, played Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in ‘Raag Desh’ and played a role in ‘Phaata Poster Nikla Hero’, but what he got noticed in is his directorial debut movie ‘Local Kung Fu (LKF)’ (was nominated for best feature film at the inaugural Filmfare Awards for the Eastern Region in 2013),  where he had acted too and his other movies ‘Local Kung Fu 2’ and ‘Suspended Inspector Boro’. https://youtu.be/4YaFIjbGwgk Now Basumatary is coming up with his fourth movie, ‘Local Utpaat’ —  another comedy with some action. the  film will be released on September 4 this year. Written and directed by Basumatary himself, the teaser of ‘Local Utpaat’ was…

An actor whose power packed performances made his name synonymous with the world of Assamese film and theatre. Among the many movies to his credit are Hiya Diya Niya, Barood, Nayak to name a few. Yes we are talking about Ravi Sharma. https://youtu.be/rciJm6cRHsU Team VibesMojo caught up with him for a quick chat and here are the edited excerpts of the interview: VM: Did you want to be an actor? Take acting as your career? Well, not in the initial stage of my life, but later on, I realised that probably God has, you know, created me to be a part of this because this is where I feel at home. I love my work and I also love the love I get from the people of Assam. I think it’s a huge responsibility because art and culture is not just something to be put in a watertight compartment and to…

There are a few prominent names in the Assamese film scenario whose name is synonymous with the entire industry and Zerifa Wahid is one such name.  She has innumerable movies to her credit, many of which have claimed national recognition. https://youtu.be/wiffVle4lrw Team VibesMojo had a chance to interact with her and here are the edited excerpts of the interview : VM: At the very outset we would like to know, did you ever think that you’d take acting as your career? ZW: Not at all though I joined the film industry when I was a child. I was in school and I didn’t have any idea about cinema or acting. It was at a family get together that some people from the Assamese film industry  spotted me and the next thing I know, I was acting in films as a child actor, so it wasn’t at all a planned move…