Sujit Debbarma from Simna in West Tripura District awarded at the 69th National Film Awards for his film titled ‘Fire on Edge’.
Sujit Debbarma , along with Pranab Jyoti Deka from Assam directed and produced this anthropological movie.
President of India Draupadi Murmu handed over the award to Sujit Debbarma.
Sujit left home in 2005 and went Assam to learn filmmaking.
“The film was entirely shot in the West Karbi Anglong of Assam. It focuses on the day-to-day life of the Tawi culture. I served as the Director and Producer of this film,” said Sujit.