GUWAHATI, Aug 04: Apollo Hospitals Guwahati today (4 August 2018) conducted the weekly media OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club, where Dr Adwaita Avatar Chakrabarty (medicine) offered free consultations to the participants. They also got their weight, height, pulse, blood pressure & sugar checked in the camp. Nurses Collyn Buongthangpui and Sandham Bidyalakshmi assisted the physician in the clinic, where public relation officer Rasmita Sarmah and business executive Abhijit Choudhury was also present.
Film screening: Old Assamese classic ‘Piyali Phukan’ was screened at press club after the health camp. Produced by Gama Prasad Agarwala under the banner of Rupajyoti Productions and directed by Natasurjya Phani Sharma, the feature film has cinematography by Subodh Banerjee and music by Dr Bhupen Hazarika.
The 1955 film has its casts including Phani Sharma, Hiren Choudhury, Iva Achao, Jnanada Kakati, Beena Devi, 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.