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Original name: Tora’s Husband
English name:Tora’s Husband
Year: 2022
Run time: 142 min
Language: Assamese
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: India
Director: Rima Das
Producer: Rima Das
Cast: Abhijit Das, Tarali Kalita Das, Bhuman Bhargav Das, Purbanchali Das, Simanta Malakar, Nilima Das
Screenplay: Rima Das
Cinematographer: Rima Das
Editor: Rima Das
Sound Designer: Bignya Dahal
Music Composer: Sagar Desai
Production Company: Flying River Films
World Sales: Flying River Films


  • Toronto IFF
  • Busan IFF
  • World FF of Bangkok
  • Kolkata IFF

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2018 Bulbul Can Sing
  • 2017 Village Rockstars
  • 2016 Man with The Binoculars

Director’s Biography :


Rima Das is known for making indigenous and realistic stories that explore complicated relationships, finding purpose, coming of age and life amidst nature. Her films Village Rockstars and, Bulbul Can Sing premiered at Toronto IFF, and were screened at over 120 prestigious film festivals around the world winning over 70 Awards including the National Film Awards in India. Village Rockstars was also India’s official entry to Academy Awards in 2019. She has been on the jury of Berlinale Generation 14plus, Mumbai FF, Tallinn Black Nights FF, and Zlin FF.

Synopsis :

Loss and lockdowns, life and death – like everywhere around the world, a small-town businessman in Assam is grappling with uncertainty and restlessness. With a worldview unlike those living around him, Tora’s Husband - Jaan, strives to give his best and expects the same from others. But Tora struggles to understand him. The constant conflict between his inner world and outer world is draining him emotionally. Juggling with his underperforming business and strained personal relationships, he tries to find motivation within to keep going.