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Jahnu Barua
Jahnu Barua
(1952– ) is a multiple national and international award-winning Indian film director from Assam[1] He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi
Hindi
films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema. He is best known outside Assam
Assam
for his Hindi
Hindi
film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, a drama which uses the principles of Gandhism for its thematic backstory.

Contents

1 Filmography 2 Television 3 Awards

3.1 National Film Awards 3.2 Chicago International Film Festival 3.3 Brussels International Independent Film Festival 3.4 Fukuoka International Film Festival 3.5 Fribourg International Film Festival 3.6 Locarno International Film Festival 3.7 Singapore International Film Festival 3.8 Mumbai International Film Festival 3.9 Sarhad (NGO)

4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Filmography[edit]

Year Title English Title Language Director Producer Writer Editor

1982 Aparoopa Expectation Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes

1986 Papori

Assamese Yes

Yes

1987 Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai The Catastrophe Assamese Yes

Yes

1990 Bonani The Forest Assamese Yes

Yes Yes

1992 Firingoti The Spark Assamese Yes

Yes Yes

1995 Xagoroloi Bohudoor It's a Long Way to the Sea Assamese Yes Yes Yes Yes

1998 Kuhkhal The Price of Freedom Assamese Yes Yes

Yes

2000 Pokhi And the River Flows Assamese Yes

Yes Yes

2003 Konikar Ramdhenu Ride on the Rainbow Assamese Yes

Yes Yes

2004 Tora Tora's Love Assamese Yes

Yes

2005 Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara I Did Not Kill Gandhi Hindi Yes

Yes

2010 Mumbai Cutting
Mumbai Cutting
(Anjane Dost segment)

Hindi Yes

2012 Baandhon Waves of Silence Assamese Yes Yes Yes

2014 Ajeyo[2] Invincible Assamese Yes

Unreleased Har Pal Every Moment Hindi Yes

Yes

Under Production Bhoga Khidikee[3] Broken Window Assamese Yes

Under Production Unread Pages[4] - Assamese, English Yes

Television[edit]

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

Awards[edit] Jahnu Baruah has received the following awards:

Padma Shri
Padma Shri
in 2003[5] Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
in 2015[6]

National Film Awards[edit]

2013: Best Feature Film in Assamese: Ajeyo[7] 2012: Best Feature Film in Assamese: Baandhon[8] 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[edit]

2005: Getz World Peace Prize for Xagoroloi Bohu Door

Brussels International Independent Film Festival[edit]

1996: Best Director for Xagoroloi Bohu Door

Fukuoka International Film Festival[edit]

2006 Kodak Vision Award for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara

Fribourg International Film Festival[edit]

1996: Audience Award for Xagoroloi Bohu Door 1996: Award of the Pestalozzi Children's Village Foundation for Xagoroloi Bohu Door

Locarno International Film Festival[edit]

1988: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury – Special
Special
Mention for Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai 1988: Silver Leopard for Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai

Singapore International Film Festival[edit]

1996: International Fipresci Award for Xagoroloi Bohu Door

Mumbai International Film Festival[edit]

2005: International Fipresci Award for Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara

Sarhad (NGO)[edit]

2012: 1st Bhupen Hazarika National award[9]

See also[edit] References[edit]

^ Jahnu Barua, an Assamese filmmaker, India-north-east.com ^ "An Eternal Optimist". The Pioneer. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013.  ^ "Shooting ends for Bhoga Khidikee, Lunchbox producer's debut Assamese film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-01-12.  ^ "Jahnu Baruas film to take Assam
Assam
to global audience". India Today. 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-01-31.  ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2015.  ^ "Padma Awards 2015". Press Information Bureau. Archived from the original on 26 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015.  ^ "National Awards for five northeast films". The Times of India. Guwahati. TNN. 17 April 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2014.  ^ " 60th National Film Awards
60th National Film Awards
Announced" (PDF) (Press release). Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 18 March 2013.  ^ Jahnu Barua
Jahnu Barua
conferred 1st Bhupen Hazarika Award, Business Standard

External links[edit]

Jahnu Barua
Jahnu Barua
on IMDb rediff.com interview Gandhism is Serious Business

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Jahnu Barua's Filmography

Released movies

Aparoopa
Aparoopa
(1982) Papori
Papori
(1986) Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai (1987) Bonani (1990) Firingoti
Firingoti
(1992) Xagoroloi Bohu Door
Xagoroloi Bohu Door
(1995) Kuhkhal (1998) Pokhi
Pokhi
(2000) Konikar Ramdhenu (2003) Tora (2004) Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara (2005) Mumbai Cutting
Mumbai Cutting
(Anjane Dost segment) (2010) Baandhon
Baandhon
(2012) Ajeyo
Ajeyo
(2014) Bhoga Khidikee (2018) Unread Pages (2018)

Unreleased movies

Har Pal Homing Pigeons Butterfly Chess Copper Ring Hindol

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Padma Bhushan
Padma Bhushan
award recipients (2010–19)

2010

Satya Paul Agarwal Mohammad Amin Sailesh Kumar Bandopadhyay M. S. Banga Anil Bordia Bipan Chandra B. K. Chaturvedi Sant Singh Chatwal G. P. Chopra Tan Chung Madhusudan Dhaky P. R. Dubhashi Puttaraj Gawai Belle Monappa Hegde Ilaiyaraaja Jagdish Chandra Kapur Shrinivas Khale Aamir Khan Sultan Khan Ram Kumar Kumudini Lakhia Kuzhur Narayana Marar Chhannulal Mishra Eledath Thaikkattu Narayanan Mooss C. P. Krishnan Nair S. P. Oswal Akbar Padamsee Ramakanta Panda Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Arogyaswami Paulraj A. R. Rahman Moosa Raza Mallika Sarabhai Nookala Chinna Satyanarayana Abhijit Sen Satya Vrat Shastri Noshir M. Shroff Kushal Pal Singh Bikash Sinha Balagangadharanatha Swamiji Narayanan Vaghul P. K. Warrier Fareed Zakaria

2011

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Rajashree Birla M. N. Buch C. V. Chandrasekhar Ajai Chowdhry Yogesh Chander Deveshwar Satyadev Dubey T. J. S. George Shankha Ghosh Kris Gopalakrishnan Keki Byramjee Grant Shashi Kapoor Krishen Khanna Khayyam Chanda Kochhar Dwijen Mukhopadhyay Madavoor Vasudevan Nair Ramdas Pai Dashrath Patel Rajendra Singh Pawar Suryanarayanan Ramachandran Shobhana Ranade Gunupati Venkata Krishna Reddy Kallam Anji Reddy Waheeda Rehman Shyam Saran Analjit Singh Arpita Singh Surendra Singh R. K. Srikantan Raghavan Thirumulpad

2012

Suresh H. Advani Shabana Azmi Homi K. Bhabha Shashikumar Chitre Khaled Choudhury Jatin Das Vidya Dehejia Dharmendra S. N. Goenka M. S. Gopalakrishnan T. V. Gopalakrishnan Buddhadev Das Gupta Sunil Janah Anish Kapoor S. B. Mujumdar B. Muthuraman Mira Nair Arvind Panagariya José Pereira Mata Prasad M. S. Raghunathan P. Chandrasekhara Rao Ronen Sen Devi Shetty M. V. Subbiah N. Vittal N. H. Wadia George Yeo

2013

Satya N. Atluri Maharaj Kishan Bhan Jaspal Bhatti Rahul Dravid Adi Godrej Abdul Rashid Khan Rajesh Khanna Mary Kom Nandkishore Shamrao Laud Mangesh Padgaonkar Hemendra Singh Panwar Jogesh Pati Shivajirao Girdhar Patil A. Sivathanu Pillai D. Ramanaidu Kanak Rele V. K. Saraswat Ashoke Sen Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak B. N. Suresh Sharmila Tagore Ramamurthy Thyagarajan Saroja Vaidyanathan

2014

Anisuzzaman Mrityunjay Athreya Padmanabhan Balaram Dalveer Bhandari Ruskin Bond Anita Desai Pullela Gopichand Kamal Haasan Jyeshtharaj Joshi V. N. Kaul Neelam Kler M. Mahadevappa Leander Paes K. Radhakrishnan Anumolu Ramakrishna Thirumalachari Ramasami Lloyd Rudolph Susanne Hoeber Rudolph Vinod Prakash Sharma Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh Parveen Sultana Dhirubhai Thaker Vairamuthu J. S. Verma T. H. Vinayakram

2015

Jahnu Barua Manjul Bhargava Vijay P. Bhatkar Swapan Dasgupta David Frawley Bill Gates Melinda Gates Swami Satyamitranand N. Gopalaswami Subhash C. Kashyap Gokulotsavji Maharaj Saichiro Misumi Ambrish Mithal Sudha Ragunathan Harish Salve Ashok Seth Rajat Sharma Satpal Singh Shivakumara Swami Khadg Singh Valdiya

2016

Ravindra Chandra Bhargava Robert Blackwill Hafeez Contractor Indu Jain Heisnam Kanhailal Anupam Kher Sania Mirza Pallonji Mistry Udit Narayan Saina Nehwal Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Vinod Rai N. S. Ramanuja Tatacharya A. V. Rama Rao D. Nageshwar Reddy Dayananda Saraswati Barjinder Singh Hamdard Ram V. Sutar Tejomayananda

2017

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Deviprasad Dwivedi Ratnasundarsuri Niranjanananda Saraswati Cho Ramaswamy Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Tehemton Erach Udwadia

2018

Pankaj Advani Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mahendra Singh Dhoni Alexander Kadakin Ramachandran Nagaswamy Laxman Pai Arvind Parikh Sharda Sinha

# Posthumous conferral

1954–1959 1960–1969 1970–1979 1980–1989 1990–1999 2000–2009 2010–2019

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National Film Award for Best Direction

1967–1980

Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1967) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1968) Mrinal Sen
Mrinal Sen
(1969) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1970) Girish Karnad
Girish Karnad
and B. V. Karanth
B. V. Karanth
(1971) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(1972) Mani Kaul
Mani Kaul
(1973) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1974) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1975) P. Lankesh (1976) G. Aravindan (1977) G. Aravindan (1978) Mrinal Sen
Mrinal Sen
(1979) Mrinal Sen
Mrinal Sen
(1980)

1981–2000

Aparna Sen
Aparna Sen
(1981) Utpalendu Chakrabarty (1982) Mrinal Sen
Mrinal Sen
(1983) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(1984) Shyam Benegal
Shyam Benegal
(1985) G. Aravindan (1986) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(1987) Shaji N. Karun
Shaji N. Karun
(1988) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(1989) Tapan Sinha (1990) Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray
(1991) Goutam Ghose
Goutam Ghose
(1992) T. V. Chandran
T. V. Chandran
(1993) Jahnu Barua
Jahnu Barua
(1994) Saeed Akhtar Mirza
Saeed Akhtar Mirza
(1995) Agathiyan
Agathiyan
(1996) Jayaraj (1997) Rajeevnath (1998) Buddhadeb Dasgupta (1999) Rituparno Ghosh
Rituparno Ghosh
(2000)

2001–present

B. Lenin
B. Lenin
(2001) Aparna Sen
Aparna Sen
(2002) Goutam Ghose
Goutam Ghose
(2003) Buddhadeb Dasgupta (2004) Rahul Dholakia
Rahul Dholakia
(2005) Madhur Bhandarkar
Madhur Bhandarkar
(2006) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(2007) Bala (2008) Rituparno Ghosh
Rituparno Ghosh
(2009) Vetrimaaran
Vetrimaaran
(2010) Gurvinder Singh
Gurvinder Singh
(2011) Shivaji Lotan Patil (2012) Hansal Mehta (2013) Srijit Mukherji (2014) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
(2015) Rajesh Mapuskar
Rajesh Mapuskar
(2016)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 315532944 LCCN: n2006173

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