Eminent Assamese filmmaker Manju Borah has been selected for the Satyajit Ray Memorial Award this year by the Third Eye Asian Film Festival of Mumbai. She will be conferred the honour at the closing ceremony of the festival, to be held from Dec 6 to 13, as announced by Sudhir Nandgaonkar, the director of the asian film foundation. The objectives of the festival is to hold competitions of feature and short films of Asia to encourage filmmakers. The Satyajit Rai Memorial Award is given every year to filmmakers for their outstanding contribution . Manju Bora is the first director from the North East to receive the award.
Source : The Assam Tribune