Assam filmmaker Bhaskar Hazarika’s film Aamis bagged two awards at the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) this year.
Hazarika, who had also directed the film, got the Best Director award and one of the cast members of the film Lima Das bagged the Best Actor (Female) award at the third edition of SAIFF in Singapore.
The film festival was held from August 30, 2019 to September 7, 2019.
SAIFF is a platform which showcases some of the finest films of South Asia.
Aamis was screened at SAIFF from 7.15 pm to 9 pm on September 3, 2019.
Aamis revolves around the relationship between a married paediatrician Nirmali in her late 30s and a young PhD student Suman.
The film depicts the lonely life of Nirmali, whose husband, a senior doctor, spends most of his time working leaving her alone to take care of their son.
However, later, the film shows how Nirmali meet Suman, who introduces her to a world of fresh, wild, meat-based delicacies and the way they bonded over food after which their relationship takes a dark and bizarre turn.
Directed and written by Bhaskar Hazarika, Aamis stars Arghadeep Baruah, Lima Das, Neetali Das, Manash Das and Sagar Saurav.
The film is produced by Poonam Deol and Shyam Bora.
Aamis was screened at many reputed film festivals across the world.