Jatin Bora

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Jatin Bora
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Jatin on the muhurat of Jahnu Barua's film Baandhon on December 11, 2011 at Jonakee Complex, Guwahati
Born (1970-04-25) April 25, 1970 (age 47)
Kacholukhowa village, Nagaon, Assam, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Public Figure, Politician
Years active 1989 - present
Spouse(s) Navanita Sharma
Children 2
Parents
  • Gakul Chandra Bora (father)
  • Premalota Bora (mother)
Website jatinbora.in

Jatin Bora (Assamese: যতীন বৰা, born 25 April 1970) is an Indian film actor who has appeared in Assamese language movies since 1989. He is also an actor and director in some mobile theatre groups of Assam, including Aabahan, Hengul, Ashirbaad, Bhagyadevi, Kohinoor and Itihas.

Early life[edit]

Bora was born to Sri Gakul Chandra Bora and Premolata Bora, in Kacholukhowa village, Nagaon, Assam.[1] He did his primary schooling in Marikalang Prathamik Vidyalaya. As a child he used to take part in Navajyoti Sangha Maina Parijat, a weekly children's cultural meet, near his village. He was taught the nuances of Bhaona, the traditional Assamese drama, as a child.

He completed his schooling at Dawson Higher Secondary and Multi Purpose School and began his college education from the Nagaon GNDG Commerce College, later graduating from Nowgong College.

His first stage performance was Lakshminath Bezbaroa’s Mukti when he was a student of class V.

Bora is a diploma holder in Fine Arts from the Kallol Art School in Nagaon. He learned music from childhood, and is a ‘Visharad’ in tabla. He was trained in Assamese classical Sattriya dance by Rabin Chandra Das of Nagaon, and performed in Bhaonas during his childhood. In these Sattriya ekankika naats and the locally-organized "Raas" festivals, he was often selected to play the role of Krishna.

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Career[edit]

Although he had a minor role in Kolahal, his first professional film, Jatin Bora officially debuted in Uttarkaal (1989) (opposite Moloya Goswami). The movie was successful, and Jatin became a star of the Assamese cinema.

After Uttarkal, Bora acted in several plays for Doordarshan. He featured in the teleserials Biju Phukan’s Deuta, Chandra Talukdar’s Namgharia, Birina Paator Anguthee, Jones Mahalia's Pratighat, Surangor Majere, and Ghat-Pratighat.

In 1993 he had a role in the film I Killed Him Sir.

He joined Hengul Theatre in 1994. In the following year he got an offer from Abahon Theatre, then directed by Dr Bhabendra Nath Saikia and Munin Barua, for the 1995-96 season. He continues to be actively involved in Assamese moving theatre industry. Presently he is acting in Kohinoor Theatre. He acted in their plays written for Abahon. Later, Dr Bhabedranath Saikia cast him for his first and only Hindi film Kaal Sandhya.[2]

He began his directorial career in 2006 with a film called Adhinayak (opposite Nishita Goswami). This film was extensively shot in Barapani, Cherrapunji and in and around Guwahati.

He was commercially successful in Munin Barua's film Hiya Diya Niya, opposite debutante Luna Lahkar. The best known songs of the movie were "Nohole porichoy" and "Mitha Mitha Aji Xopunote" by Zubeen Garg.

He appeared in the movie Kanyadaan (opposite Rashami Desai) with Mridula Baruah and Chetana Das. He also had performances in the films Nayak (a love triangle with co-stars Zerifa Wahid and Ravi Sharma), Suren Suror Putek, Kadambari etc.

He also appeared in the film Bidhata, which was said to be an Assamese adaptation of the Bollywood movie Anand.

Awards[edit]

Bora won the Jyotirupa Joint Media Award for Excellence in Film Television & Music (for Hiya Diya Niya, Nayak, Bidhata, Maa tumi Ananya, Suren Suror Putek), Natasurya Phani Sarma Award (a government of Assam award for Juwe Pura Xun), NE TV people's choice for Kadambari and Maa tumi Ananya, Prag Cine award for Kadambari, Moonlight media award for Hiya Diya Niya, Nayak, Kanyadaan and Bidhata.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Director
2002 Uttarkal Abdul Majid[3]
1991 Kaal Sandhya Bhabendra Nath Saikia
1995 I killed him, Sir Pradip Gogoi
2000 Hiya Diya Niya Munin Barua
2000 Ahankar Pradip Hazarika
2000 Tumi Mur Mathu Mur Zubeen Garg
2001 Sesh Upahar Gopal Borthakur
2001 Daag Munin Barua
2001 Anya Ek Jatra Manju Bora
2001 Ei Morom Tumar Babe Taufique Rahman
2001 Nayak Munin Barua
2001 Koina Mur Dhuniya Suman Haripriya
2002 Prem Aru Prem Sambhu Gupta
2002 Jibon Nodir Duti Paar Munna Ahmed
2002 Tyag Narayan Seal
2002 Premgeet Ashish Saikia
2002 Priya O Priya Anjan Kalita
2002 Mitha Mitha Logonot Achyut Kumar Bhagawati
Sushanta Majindar Baruah
2003 Agnisakhi Jadumani Dutta
2003 Priya Milon Munna Ahmed
2003 Bidhata Munin Barua
2003 Jumon Sumon Mohibul Haque
2003 Ujonir Dujoni Gabhoru Chandra Mudoi
2003 Eaai Junak Bihin Jibon Munna Ahmed
2003 Hepaah Shankar Barua
2004 Maa Tumi Ananya Munna Ahmed
2004 Hridoy Kopua Gaan Jayanta Nath
2004 Barood Munin Barua
2004 Juwe Pura Xon[4]
2004 Rong Munin Barua
2004 Dinabandhu Munin Barua
2004 Kadambari Bani Das
2003 Borolar Sansar (Not Released)
2005 Senai Mur Dhuliya Chandra Mudoi
2005 Suren Suror Putek Chandra Mudoi
2006 Aghari Aatma Munna Ahmed
2006 Adhinayak Jatin Bora
2006 Dewta Dia Bidai Ramesh Modi
2009 Dhunia Tirutabur Prodyut Kumar Deka
2011 Raamdhenu Munin Barua
2011 Janmoni Rajesh Bhuyan
2012 Baandhon Jahnu Barua
2014 Hiya Diba Kak Rajiv Bora
2014 Jilmil Jonak Sibanan Boruah
2016 Doordarshan Eti Jantra Rajesh Bhuyan
2016 Bahniman Biswajeet Bora
2017 Nijanor Gaan Munna Ahmed

Personal life[edit]

On October 25, 2002, Bora married Navanita Sharma, a singer (trained under Sudesh Wadkar, Mumbai) and actress from Nagaon. They have a son and a daughter: Drishan and Aastha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile, biography and filmography of Jatin Bora the Famous Actor of Assam". Assamspider.com. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Jatin Bora, Jatin Borah - Assamese film movie cinema actor assam borah". Onlinesivasagar.com. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to". Rupaliparda.com. Retrieved 2013-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Assamese film promises to draw people to theatres". The Times of India. TNN. July 24, 2013. Retrieved October 20, 2013. 

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