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Name  Jahnu Barua
Role  Film director

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Born  17 October 1952 (age 63) (1952-10-17) Sibsagar, Assam, India
Occupation  Film director, screenwriter
Education  Film and Television Institute of India
Awards  National Film Award for Best Feature Film
Movies  Ajeyo, Baandhon, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Ma, Har Pal, Halodhia Choraye Baodhan
Similar People  Pallavi Joshi, Bhabendra Nath Saikia, Santosh Sivan, Gajendra Chauhan, Indra Bania

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Jahnu Barua (Assamese: জাহ্নু বৰুৱা, Hindi: जाहनू बरूवा) (1952– ) is a multiple national and international award-winning Indian film director from Assam He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema. He is best known outside Assam for his Hindi film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, a drama which uses the principles of Gandhism for its thematic backstory.


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  • Adhikar (Right, 1988)
  • Ek Kahani (One Story, 1986)
  • Awards

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    Jahnu Baruah has received the following awards:

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  • Padma Shri in 2003
  • Padma Bhushan in 2015
  • National Film Awards

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  • 2013: Best Feature Film in Assamese: Ajeyo
  • 2012: Best Feature Film in Assamese: Baandhon
  • 2003: Best Regional Film for Ride on the Rainbow
  • 2003: National Film Award for Best Children's Film for Tora
  • 1999: Best Regional Film for And the River Flows
  • 1998: Best Regional Film for The Price of Freedom
  • 1995: Best Director for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • 1992: Second Best Feature Film for Firingoti
  • 1990: Best film on Environment for Bonani
  • 1987: Best Film for Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai
  • 1983: Best Regional Film for Aparoopa
  • Chicago International Film Festival

  • 2005: Getz World Peace Prize for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • Brussels International Independent Film Festival

  • 1996: Best Director for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • Fukuoka International Film Festival

  • 2006 Kodak Vision Award for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara
  • Fribourg International Film Festival

  • 1996: Audience Award for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • 1996: Award of the Pestalozzi Children's Village Foundation for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • Locarno International Film Festival

  • 1988: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention for Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai
  • 1988: Silver Leopard for Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai
  • Singapore International Film Festival

  • 1996: International Fipresci Award for Xagoroloi Bohu Door
  • Mumbai International Film Festival

  • 2005: International Fipresci Award for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara
  • Sarhad (NGO)

  • 2012: 1st Bhupen Hazarika National award
  • References

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