There is no lack of acting talent in Assam. The hard work and dedication of some of them household name all over the country. It is undoubtedly a matter of pride whenever an actor from Assam appears in a national TV show.
Here are 8 actors from Assam that made us proud in national platform.
1. Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya
Devoleena is known for her role of Gopi Bahu in the very popular Star Plus show Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. This Sivasagar born actress’ portrayal of the Gujarati bahu made her won several awards including Best Actress at Zee Gold Awards.
2. Rimpi Das, Siya Ke Ram
Rimpi is a familiar face among Assamese movie goers. When she decided to expand her reach by acting in national tv shows, we could not be more prouder. She appeared as Anarkali in Akbar Birbal, and most recently as Parvati in Star Plus’s mythological drama Siya Ke Ram.
3. Parineeta Borthakur, Swaragini
Actress and singer Parineeta Borthakur essays a modern Bengali woman in Color’s hit Swaragini. Her much anticipated Assamese film Gaane Ki Aane with Zubeen Garg just got a release date.
4. Seema Biswas, Mahakumbh
Seema Biswas has dozens of films to her credit including national awards winner Bandit Queen. She also appeared as Mai Mui in Life OK’s supernatural thriller Mahakumbh- Ek Rahasaya, Ek Kahani, showing her power pack performance.
5. Diganta Hazarika, Everest
Diganta Hazarika made his first appearance on national television as Chand in Star Plus’s ambitious series Everest. His appearance in this Ashutosh Gowariker produced series eventually made him land a role in Mohenjo Daro with Hrithik Roshan.
Source: Nalini Rathnam on Twitter
6. Tehshin Akhtar, Various shows
Tehshin is known for her role as Juri in popular Assamese series Bharaghar. However she also managed to appear in several episodic shows on national television including Savdhaan India, Crime Patrol, Love by Chance, Gumrah, Qubool Hai etc.
7. Urmila Mahanta, Various shows
After her successful debut in Tamil film, Urmila Mahanta appeared in several Assamese and non-Assamese movies. According to Urmila, her busy schedule does not allow her to pursue acting in daily soaps. In spite of that she managed to appear in a few episodic shows such as Crime Patrol, Savdhan India, and CID.
8. Monsoon Boruah, Chinese Bhasad
Monsoon Boruah recently made her debut as the lead in Viacom 18’s first web series Chinese Bhasad. Monsoon plays a Chinese girl in love with an Indian guy. The comedy series is exclusively streaming on Voot and you can watch it here. Check out the trailer: