He debuted Assamese film industry as a child artist in a movie Piyali Phukan, directed by Phani Sarma in 1957. As a lead actor, Sangram was his first Assamese film and a hit movie. His next movie Dr. Bezbaruah released in 1969 brought him recognition as a star to act in many movies in coming years. He also acted in few Hindi movies as a character actor.
He has been actively involved in mobile theatres, notably, Abaahan, Kohinoor, Hengul, and Shakuntala. He also appeared in few TV serials like Writu aahe writu jaai'.
^ abcde"Nipon Goswami to attend GPC program". assamtimes.org. February 17, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2012. "Eminent film and theater artiste Nipon Goswami will attend the Guest of the Month programme of Guwahati Press Club on February 21 (Tuesday). - Birthplace: Tezpur , Assam."
^ abcde"Nipon Goswami". onlinesivasagar.com. Retrieved April 16, 2012. "Nipon Goswami is not just a name to an actor, it actually represents an era in Assamese cinema world, Jollywood. Whatever may be the role, from romantic hero to villain and from child role to old grand father, every possible character is fantastically potrayed by this veteran actor."