Date of Birth
Film director, Screenwriter
Jahnu Barua Biography »
Jahnu Barua (Assamese: জাহ্নু বৰুৱা, Hindi: जाहनू बरूवा) (1952- ) is a multiple national and international award-winning Indian film director from Assam who belongs to Tai-Ahom community. He has directed a number of Assamese and Hindi films, and along with Bhabendra Nath Saikia was one of the pioneers of Assamese Art cinema. He is best known outside Assam for his Hindi film Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, a drama which utilizes the principles of Gandhism for its thematic backstory.
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