By our Correspondent
Guwahati, June 19,
As Ambubachi festival starts on 22 June 2018, an old movie titled ‘Debi Tirtha Kamrup Kamakhya’ is scheduled for screening at Guwahati Press Club on Friday (starting at 3.30 pm). The 1967 Bengali movie deals with the stories of king Bishwa Singha and his brother Shiva Singha with the legend of Devi Kamakhya. Directed by Manu Sen, the film has music by Anil Bagchi and its casts include Asit Baran, Nripati Chattopadhyay, Prabir Kumar, Gita Dey, Renuka Ray etc.
Ambubachi (also known as Amoti and Ambabati) is an important festivals organized annually at the temple of Mother Goddess Kamakhya (Kameshwari), which is recognized as one of sacred 108 Shakti Peeths of Mother Goddess Durga.