Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd.

Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd. (ASFFDC) is an organization undertaken by Government of Assam which aims in developing and promoting the legacy of Assamese cinema. It was incorporated on 4 September 1974 under Companies Act 1956 by the Government of Assam.[1]

Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd.
Formation4 September 1974 (1974-09-04)
Legal statusActive
FocusPromotion of Cinema of Assam
HeadquartersPanjabari, Guwahati, Assam
OwnerGovernment of Assam
Key people
Chairperson: Jatin Bora
Vice Chairperson: Abhijit Nath

ASFFDC co-produced several Assamese films in recent years in joined venture with other production houses which includes Jahnu Barua's Baandhon (2012), Rajni Basumatary's Raag (2014) among others.[2][3]


ASFFDC provides financial assistance and logistics to Assamese filmmakers by advancing loans, subsidies, grants etc. or by extending financial assistance in any other manner. It also opened the first film archive and film museum North East India, Jonakee.

ASFFDC started producing Assamese films in 2000 with its first release Nisiddha Nadi. However its second production was released in 2012, after a gap of 12 years. Since then it has been actively co-producing several Assamese films.[4][5]

Produced Films

Released Films

2000Nisiddha Nadi-Bidyut Chakraborty
2012Baandhon-Jahnu Barua
2014RaagManna FilmsRajni Basumatary
2014PaaniJD FilmsJadumoni Dutta
2014SringkhalSilverline ProductionPrabin Hazarika
2014TRP... aruJR EnterprisesMridul Gupta
2016Saat Nomboror Sandhanat-Abdul Majid
2016Dikchow Banat PalaaxCanvascopeSanjib Sabhapandit
2017Tumi AahibanePrerana CreationsPrerana Barbarooah
2017Sonar Baran PakhiBB Entertainment Pvt. LtdBobby Sarma Baruah


  1. "ASFFDC - Right To Information". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  2. "Post 'Baandhon', ASFFDC plans to revive Assam film industry". Business Standard. Panaji. Press Trust of India. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  3. "Film body works on returns". The Telegraph. Guwahati. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  4. Kaushik, Divya (20 September 2014). "True to his Salt". Daily Pioneer. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
  5. "People will go to theatres if quality of films improve: Adil". Business Standard. Guwahati. Press Trust of India. 17 December 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
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