Dogger Tudu – Uttarbanga Sambad won the Best Actress award for highlighting the rural environment of Raiganj ProIQRA News

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Raiganj: Dogar Tudu won the Best Actress Award at the 12th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2022. The Santali film ‘Asha’ was made in the context of the environment and an orphanage on the side of the national road in the village of Dakshin Soharai in Raiganj. Dogar Tudu, a resident of Manbazar-1 block of Purulia, acted in that film. The film was produced by MLA Krishna Kalyani and directed by Pallab Roy. Popular Santali actress Dogar Tudu has bagged the Best Actress award for her outstanding performance in the film ‘Asha’ at the 12th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival held in Delhi on May 1. She played the role of a specially capable young woman in the lead role of the film.
The setting of the film, which is about 1 hour and 50 minutes long, is based on the unequal life struggle of a specially aboriginal young woman. Director Pallab Roy has tried to convey this message to the society through the film ‘Physical disability is not a disability in our society, mental disability is the real disability’. The film was shot in Soharai village.

‘Asha’ was also screened at the 26th Calcutta International Film Festival on 29 April. This is the first time that a full-length Bengali language film has been screened at the Calcutta Film Festival. One of the attractions of this year’s Calcutta Film Festival was this film in Santali language. In addition to the film, Dogger’s performance has also been praised in the audience.

The film’s producer MLA Krishna Kalyani said, ‘Our first Santali film was Asha. The shooting was completed in 2021. In addition to portraying the background of the tribal society of Raiganj in the film, Dogar also highlighted that physical disability cannot be the only obstacle.