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Mazid ka was 83 when he started directing Saat Nomboror Sandhanat (2016), and 85 when it was released.
Abdul Mazid (centre)

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Abdul Mazid

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Personal details

Chameli Memsaab (1975)

Born 16 Nov 1931 at Old Balibat, Jorhat

Died 24 Sept 2017


‘Mazid ka’ was an illustrious Indian film actor, director and writer from and based in Assam.

He began his career in theatre in 1950, in Jorhat, and acted in more than 200 plays.

As film director

Chameli Memsaab (1975)

Maram Trishna 1965

Chameli Memsaab 1975. This was Mazid ka’s most celebrated film. At the National Film Awards the film won the Rajat Kamal for being the best Assamese film of the year, and its music director Bhupen Hazarika was judged the country’s

Banahangsa 1977

Banjui 1978

Ponakan 1983

Uttarkaal 1999


Saat Nomboror Sandhanat 2016

He also wrote the screen play of the above mentioned films.Documentory Films: Puppet Dance of assam, Azan Fakir, Bahadur Gaonburha, Music & Dances of Goalpara, Rituals, Customs & Culture of the Rabhas of Assam, Ujani Asomar Dhulia Ojha, Retuals, tTraditions & Culture of Nath-Jogi Community of Bilashipara region.

TV Serials and Telefilms

“NaamGhariya”, “Ajaga”, “Jor Puri Haat”, “Dapon” (two episodes), “Agnigarbha”, (on DDk Dibrugarh), “Hatora”, “Segun Puli Ruba Kone”, “Ram-Rahim”, “Romanthan”.


He acted in more than 40 films, including Juman Suman (2003)

His first break in cinema was in Ronga Police (1957)


Asom sahitya Sabha Award for drama “Chor” in the year 1966-67.

Awarded Best Director in Multi lingual Drama Competition held at New Delhi in 1971.

Chameli Memsaab won the National Award “ Rajat Kamal” in the 23rd National Film Festival, as the best film in assamese Language.

Won the best Director Award for the year 1988-1992 for the Assamese TV serial “Namghariya”, by Silpi Divas Samiti.

Bishnu Prasad Rabha Award For the year 1986, by Govt. of Assam.

Natsurya Award in1999.

Assam Sahitya award from the Assam Tribune group.

As Dramatist

Some of his popular dramas are “Banchita”, “Dhooli-Makati”, “ Chor”, “Sampurna Mahabharat”, “Sihat Aahishe” etc.

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Jyotiprasad Agarwalla

Jahnu Baruah

Tapan Das

Zubeen Garg

Moloya Goswami

Dr Bhupen Hazarika

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Bhabendra Nath Saikia

Pranjal Saikia

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