Bodo Cine Artists Faces Financial Hardships In COVID Pandemic

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KOKRAJHAR, SEP 12: The Bodo cine artistes are facing severely financial hardships due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation across the state and urged the state government for extending financial assistance to the Bodo cine artistes.

Due to the impact of COVID-19 situation, there was no single Bodo film was produced in 2020 and only four Bodo films are going to be produced this 2021 itself.

35 films were produced (2017), 44 in 2018 and 30 films in 2019 before the COVID-19 situation across the Bodo belts.

The COVID-19 situation has totally impact on the Bodo film world and accordingly Bodo cine artistes were also hit in their professional life.

Meanwhile, the members of newly formed Kokrajhar district committee of Bodo Cine Artiste Association (BCAA) today took oath of office at a programme held at Nirvana Garden in Kokrajhar.

Kokrajhar district committee BCAA was recently formed with Swapan Kumar Brahma as president and Halbree Boro as secretary along with other 30 executive members.

General Secretary of Bodo Cine Artiste Association Guru Pabitra Boro administered the oath of office.

A get together and interaction session was also organised on the occasion.

Imminent Bodo film director and music comopser Jwngdao Bodosa, noted actor Bikash Basumatary, Manjil Basumatary were prominent attendees. An open discussion on the uplift and aspects of Bodo film development was also held to make a sustainable development in days to come.

Guru Pabitra Boro said that the Bodo cine artistes are facing severely financial hardships due to COVID situation across the state.

He has urged the state government and BTC administration to extend financial support to the Bodo artistes to get rid from the Covid situation.

Imminent Bodo film director Jwngdao Bodosa said that the Bodo film world must be uplifted with modern technique to attract the film lovers across the state. He also revealed that all film makers, producers across the state have been suffered due to COVID pandemic situation since 2020.