GUWAHATI, Aug 03: Apollo Hospital Guwahati will be conducting media OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club on August 4, 2018, where Dr Adwaita Avatar Chakrabarty (medicine) will be available for free consultations between 3 pm and 5 pm. The participants will also get the opportunity to check their blood sugar, blood pressure, weight etc in the camp.
Film screening: Patriotic movie ‘Piyali Phukan’ will be screened at press club soon after the health camp (starting at 5 pm). Produced by Gama Prasad Agarwala under the banner of Rupajyoti Productions and directed by Natasurjya Phani Sharma, the Assamese feature film has cinematography by Subodh Banerjee and music by Dr Bhupen Hazarika.
The 1955 film has its casts including Phani Sharma (in the lead role), Iva Achao, Jnanada Kakati, Beena Devi, Hiren Choudhury, Bhupen Barua, Tulashi Das, Dulal Goswami etc.
Based on the life struggle of freedom fighter Piyali Phukan (Piyoli Phukan / Pioli Phukan), who was hanged by the British colonial forces in 1830, the film received the President’s certificate of merit.