- With film's release, six new halls are going to be opened in Assam
- Mission China is a thriller love story and star-studded enough
- "It is a big budget movie as far as Assamese film industry is concerned"
Mission China is not going to rock the Sino-Indian diplomatic boat. It's a thriller love story and star-studded enough, the industry hopes, to break the trend of Bollywood blockbusters pushing Assamese films off screens.
"Zubeen is the biggest crowd puller in Assam and this is a big budget movie as far as Assamese film industry is concerned. There has never been this kind of promotion so this should be houseful for more than a week and bring about a change," explained Assamese film critic Utpal Dutta.
"We need at least 100 halls in the state to make break, even though people are making Assamese cinema but everyone is in loss and no profits in the industry," said Rajib Bora, General Secretary Assam Movie Hall Owners' Association.
So fingers crossed for Mission China. For Jorhat born Zubeen Garg, it is time to pay forward to his state for giving him his music.
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