Assam to release first Transgender Particular movie on Jan 1


The poster of the movie

GUWAHATI: Curving the gender stereotypes and discrimination particularly to the transgender community in the state, the first transgender movie – particular advertisement ‘Aami Tritiyo’ (we are third) was once all set to be released on January 1, 2021.

The video has been directed and scripted by Swati Bidhan Baruah, Assam’s prominent transgender rights activist, and also an associate vice-chairperson of the transgender welfare branch under the state’s social welfare branch.

The cast and crew of the movie

Baruah told This correspondence, “It’s a 2:24 minuted long ad-video, part of mass sensitization on the transgender person which will be released on January 1 because of New Year and Magh Bihu celebrations. The movie was once a joint initiative of the northeast voluntary organization of rural development (NEVARD) and All Assam Transgender Organization. The motive of the video is to break the ongoing gender stereotype prevailing in our society, and with a hope of ending the discrimination menace.”

The video featured no less than four transgender persons including Baruah. “There is one trans in the lead role and three others including me. It’s was once an awesome experience right through the shoot. We succeeded to total the shoot in a unmarried day.”

The video was once shot in Dihina village of Kamrup district.

The video has cast Bonti Kinner in the lead role and Iftikar Ahmed as a male lead along side Arjun Gupta, Deva Kanya Doley, Swati Bidhan Baruah, Jugontora Bihu dance group, Ruby Kinner and Noor Begum (Kinner).

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