Kenny Deori Basumatary
কেনি দেউৰী বসুমতাৰী
Kenny Deori Basumatary, writer of Chocolate Guitar Momos On the launch of his book.
|Occupation||Actor, Film director, Novelist|
|Awards||nominated for best Assamese film in the inaugural Filmfare awards for the Eastern region.|
Kenny Deori Basumatary(Bodo: केनी बसुमतारी, Assamese: কেনী দেউৰী বসুমতাৰী) is an indigenous Assamese actor and Film director in Assamese Cinema. He is best known for Directing the Assamese martial arts comedy film Local Kung Fu he also starred in the movie. It was nominated for best Assamese film in the inaugural Filmfare awards for the Eastern region.The budget for this film was Rs.95,000.
Kenny dropped out of college while pursuing Computer Engineering in IIT Delhi. After that, he worked as a newsreader for an Assamese News channel.
In 2009, Kenny moved to Mumbai to attend film scripting workshop, in which his martial arts based script did not make it to top six. He then went on to act in commercials, TV serials and small roles in Shanghai, Phata Poster Nikla Hero and Mary Kom. Besides acting, he wrote a book, Chocolate Guitar Momos, published in 2011.
- Local Kung Fu (2013)
- Raag (2014)
- Mary Kom(2014)
- Luv Ka The End
- Local Kung Fu 2 (2017)
- Raagdesh (2017)
- Kammara Sambhavam(2018)
- Suspended Inspector Boro (2018)
- Bornodi Bhotiai(2019)
- "Kenny Basumatary on his directorial debut ' Local kungfu' and the obstacles that regional cinema has to overcome". The Moviean.
- Sharma, Sanjukta. "Kenny Basumatary - Everybody loves kung fu fighting". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- "A cut above the local". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- "There's Kung Fu in the air". 28 September 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2016 – via The Hindu.
- "How to Make a Movie in Rs 95,000 - OPEN Magazine". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
- Ghosh, Devarsi. "'We are breaking a lot of stuff this time': Kenny Basumatary on 'Suspended Inspector Boro'". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2018-11-23.
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