Kopil Bora would launch a production house to promote theatre

Vastavam web: Kopil Bora, a popular actor of Assamese cinema, today announced that he would launch a production house in order to promote Assamese theatre.The production house will be called Kopil Bora and Company, its first play in Assamese would be ‘Aahaar’, the first play of the absurd in Assamese theatre, Bora told reporters here today.The play, directed by theatre personality Abhinash Sharma, is scheduled to be inaugurated by iconic Indian filmmaker Jahnu Baruah at the Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra here in collaboration with the Kalakshetra under the aegis of the Union Culture Ministry, Bora said.

Stating that he wants to promote good plays, Kopil said, ‘Aahaar’, written by Arun Sarma in the mid sixties is a landmark Assamese play.The four central male characters will be enacted by Kopil Bora, Ranjul Boruah, Suruj Kalita and Partha Hazarika, he said.Bora also said that he was dedicating the play to three of the state’s theatre stalwarts – Pioneer English theatre director in Assam Porjanya Babi Barua, Natya Prabhakar Satya Prasad Barua and Padma Shri awardee Arun Sarma.A special performance of the play has been reserved for students of Assamese, English and Hindi literature on February 25, Kopil added.