Rima Das’s ‘Village Rockstars’ made Assam proud yet again by winning the prestigious National Film Awards. The last time an Assamese film had won a National Film Award was in 1987 when Jahnu Barua’s ‘Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai’ brought home the prestigious award. Village Rockstars is Rima Das’s debut film and shot the entire movie with just a 2 member crew. The film is a heart touching story about a 10-year-old girl living in a remote village in Assam who fights against stereotypes and poverty to pursue her dream of owning a guitar and forming a rock band.

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