Bulbul, Bonny and Suman live an idyllic life, playing in the rain, climbing trees and swimming in the river. On the cusp of puberty, the inseparable trio go through their schooling days as a unit, discovering love, sexual awakenings and rebellion together. When a group of villagers discover the teens engaged in acts that outrage their moral modesty, the trio’s friendship is put to the test.
A self-taught filmmaker born in 1982 in Chhaygaon (India), she is screenwriter, producer, director, cinematographer and editor for her films. She came to Mumbai from her home town Chhaygaon in Assam to chase her dream of becoming an actress. Best known for making indigenous and realistic films with non-professional actors, her first feature ‘Man with binoculars’, (2016) was premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. The next one, ‘Village rockstars’ (2017) was selected at over 80 film festivals, won the National Film Awards as the Best Feature Film in India 2018 and was India’s Official Entry to Oscars 2019. ‘Bulbul Can Sing’ (2018) had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. Her filmography also includes ‘Neighbors’ (2019), ‘Kids and Glory’ (2020) and ‘Tora’s Husband’ (2022).