GUWAHATI: A Hindi-language film on Kanaklata , one of the first martyrs of the freedom movement in Assam , will hit the screen nationally on Friday.
In this film, where she is working with Chandra Mudoi for the first time, she plays a double role.
"I'm honoured to play the role of Kanaklata on celluloid.
'Purab Ki Awaaz' has been directed by Chandra Mudoi and features Urmila Mahanta in the eponymous role.Kanaklata was just 14 when she was shot by the police when she was leading a rally against the British.
The major roles in both the films are enacted by Nipon Goswami, Debashish Barthakur, Manimala, Tapan Sarma and Rina Bora, among others.
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