Popular Assamese film actor Biju Phukan (77yrs) passed away today after a cardiac arrest in a Hospital at Guwahati. Biju da was crown of Assamese film industry. He breathed his last at 6.15 PM today at the Apollo Hospital in Guwahati.
Biju da was born in Dibrugarh on February 18, 1947. He appeared in more than eighty Assamese feature films with his first movie being Dr. Bezbarua in 1970. His first role as leading actor was in Baruar Songshar followed by Aranya which established him as a ‘hero’. One of his songs that attained fame and was successful in the charts was “Mon Hira Doi” from the film Bowari. His first release as a hero was Samarendra Narayan Dev’s Aranya in 1971, which was adjudged the Best Regional Film at the National Film Awards.
people and well wisher are expressing their condolence in social media
Saddened on the demise of noted Assamese actor Biju Phukan.His death is a great loss to the Assamese movie & cultural fraternity. RIP pic.twitter.com/zM2QTtCgV0
— Tarun Gogoi (@tarun_gogoi) November 22, 2017