GUWAHATI: Popular screenwriter, playwright and lyricist, Rajdweep has been conferred with the ‘Best Popular Playwright of the Year’ award by All Assam Cultural Unity Union, for his super-hit play, ‘Bahadur’.
Rajdweep has won this popular award for the season 2019-20 and the award has been given at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakhetra, Guwahati. One of the most popular writers in Assam, Rajdweep has been writing plays for several mobile theatre troops.
‘Bahadur’ has been recognized as one of his most successful plays after ‘Boliya Krishna’, ‘Bauli Mur Priya’, ‘Boliya Draupadi’, ‘Bandookor Kobita’ etc.
It may be mentioned that he was also conferred with the 2018-29 ‘Best Play of the Year’ award for his play, ‘Bandookor Kabita’, by All Assam Sahitya Sanmilan last year.
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The award-winning play of this year, ‘Bahadur’, was written for Hengool Theatre, one of the leading theatre group which is dedicated in memory of Prashanta Hazarika and Ila Kakati, two of Assamese culture’s prominent figures. ‘Bahadur’ is a beautiful triangle love story in the backdrop of a serious issue of human organ trafficking.
All Assam Cultural Unity Union conferred Rajdweep Nebcus Award for ‘Best Popular Playwright of the Year’ award for this play. Earlier, Rajdweep had written lyrics for Assamese and Bollywood movies such as “Jagga Jasoos,” “A Death in the Gunj,” etc.
He was also honored by Bollywood superstar, Aamir Khan for his screenplay, “Ishqology.” The latest Assamese Film, written by Rajdweep, is the sequel of cult Assamese film ‘Dr Bezbarua’.
The sequel has been titled as ‘Dr Bezbarua 2’ and the shooting for the film is going on.
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