Popular actor Jatin Bora won best actor award for Kaka Deuta Nati Aru Hati of Surya Theatre; Prastuti Parashar received the Best Actress award for Samragee of Abahan Theatre presented by Dalmia Bharat Cement.
Dalmia Bharat Cement organized the 2nd edition of Udiyaman Bhraymaman, Mobile Theatre Awards on Wednesday at Pragjyoti ITA Machkhowa here.
Moye Maar Suwali of Abahan Theatre won the best popular drama; Rajtilak won the best theatre team and the best popular theatre group award was bagged by Kohinoor.
Sudarshan Theatre won the upcoming theatre award and Pragjyotish Theatre was presented an award for being one of the few theatre groups that originated from Guwahati and has been doing well since the past 34 years.
Speaking about the event, Sunil Aggarwal, Head Sales and Marketing, Dalmia Bharat Cement said, “We are glad to be organizing the 2nd edition of Udiyaman Bhraymaman after the success of last years’ program. Dalmia Bharat Cement has been recognizing the effort and talent of people from various fields including art and drama for a long time now, but a specific award ceremony for the huge Mobile Theatre industry of Assam is a must.”
This year the awards were presented for 29 different categories which included the Late Aditi Sharma Life Time Achievement Award to playwright Hemanta Dutta. Also a special young achievers award on bravery was presented posthumously to Raul Kaushik Nath, which was received by his father.
Apart from recognizing the contribution of all the people in the Mobile Theatre industry, Dalmia Bharat Cement paid tribute to Kalaguru Bishnu Prashad Rabha on the occasion of Rabha Diwas and also a minute of silence for Late Munin Baruah, Late Biju Phukan, Late Ratan Lahkar and Late Sukracharya Rabha.
The award ceremony saw a huge participation by the mobile theatre personalities, civil society members and many more.