Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday has expressed his deep condolence at the demise of noted Assamese filmmaker Dara Ahmed.
Taking to his Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “I am saddened by the demise of popular director of the Assamese film world, Dara Ahmed. His demise has created a vacuum in the Assamese film world. I wish eternal peace for the departed soul and express deep condolence to the bereaved family members.”
অসমীয়া বোলছবি জগতৰ জনপ্ৰিয় পৰিচালক দাৰা আহমেদৰ বিয়োগত মই মৰ্মাহত হৈছোঁ। তেখেতৰ বিয়োগে অসমীয়া চলচ্চিত্ৰ জগতত এক শূণ্যতাৰ সৃষ্টি কৰিলে। মই বিদেহ আত্মাৰ চিৰশান্তি কামনা কৰাৰ লগতে শোকসন্তপ্ত পৰিয়ালবৰ্গলৈ গভীৰ সমবেদনা জনাইছোঁ। pic.twitter.com/9yz2LWnCbM
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 24, 2021
Dara Ahmed passed away at Appolo Hospital in Guwahati on Monday. He was 72 years at the time of his demise.
Dara Ahmed entered the filmmaking industry of Assam as an assistant director in the film ‘Dr Bazbarua’ (1969), directed by Brajen Barua.
After that Dara Ahmed directed a number of popular Assamese films.
Some of the Assamese films, directed by Dara Ahmed include “Rikshawala”, “Jakhini”, “Urbashi”, “Dhrubatora”, “Pooja” and “Devi” (jointly with Sambhu Gupta).