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Rima Das’s award winning Bulbul Can Sing releases today

Critically acclaimed Assamese film Bulbul Can Sing, by director Rima Das, is all set to release across theatres in Assam on September 20.

“We are coming to a theatre close to you in Assam on September 20 and from September 27 all over India PVR release. Need your love and blessings,” Rima Das said at a press conference in Guwahati on September 19.

Based against a rural backcloth, Bulbul Can Sing is a story about a girl in rural India who challenges the traditional values and expectations of her family. It is about a teenage girl, Bulbul, living in a village in Assam, fighting her means through love and loss as she figures out who she really is.

The cast of the film includes Arnali Das, Bonita Thakuriya, Manoranjoan Das, Manabendra Das, and Pakija Begam. The film has traveled across 40 film festivals including the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival and has bagged 13 awards.

Rima shot to international fame after her earlier film Village Rockstars which won the National Award for the Best moving picture in 2018. It was selected as India’s official entry for the Oscars.

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