After the grand success of the first Assamese animation movie ‘Sarbagunakar Srimanta Sankardeva‘ in 2016, stage is now set for the grand release of the next animation movie, ‘Mahapurush Sri Sri Madhabdeva‘.
This one on the life and contribution of the much revered Vaishnavite saint and the chief disciple of Srimanta Sankardeva is set for release on March 29 next.
The remarkable life of the saint, the creator of the epoch-making – Naam Ghosa, will be explicitly depicted in this animation movie, music and website of which was launched recently in Guwahati, according to reports.
The movie is conceptualized and directed by noted promoter, preserver of Sattriya culture and philanthropist, late Dalim Pathak and produced by Dalim Pathak’s sons, Bishwajyoti Pathak and Gauravjyoti Pathak under the banner of the Ramani Chitram Memorial Trust.
The movie’s audio album consists of several borgeets, ghosas and pods which was released by veteran actor Nipon Goswami at a solemn function held in Guwahati recently.
The website – www.mahapurushsrisrimadhavadeva.com, was released by popular actor Dinesh Das of yesteryears.
The dignitaries praied the efforts of late Pathak in bringing to celluloid the life and works of Madhabdev, who after Srimanta Sankardeva, is the most outstanding figure in Vaishnavite culture.
The music of ‘Mahapurush Sri Sri Madhabdeva’ has been composed by noted Sattriya artiste Gunindra Nath Ojha, noted singer and Sattriya promoter Hamendra Kumar Das and noted classical vocalist Jiten Basumatary.
Notably, Barpeta Satra’s Satradhikar, Basistha Dev Sarma and the Deka Sattriya of the Satra, Nabajit Das Pathak have rendered their voice in playback for the first time in the movie.
The other singers, who have rendered their voices in borgeets, ghosas and pods, are Gunindra Ojha, Hamendra Kumar Das, Jiten Basumatary, Madhusmita Bhattacharya, Krantika Sandilya, Jonali Ojha Basumatary, Rabindra Nath Das and Dinesh Das.
The associate singers are Dhananjay Ojha, Nandita Das and Nabajit Das.
The music has been arranged by Manabjyoti Das.
The dialogue and research works have been done by Prabhat Chandra Das. The script was written by Dalim Pathak, Dr Gautam Kumar Das and Abani Ranjan Pathak.
Dr Gautam Kumar Das is also the editor and animation director of the movie.
The voices to various roles in the film have been rendered by Ranjan Bezbaruah (Madhavadeva), Nipon Goswami, Dinesh Das, Syed Sadullah, Surnjit Malakar, Arati Kalita, Anamika Bordoloi, Jayanta Bhagawati, Abani Bora, Nayan Prasad, Nikumani Barua, Ashim Krishna Boruah, etc.