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Era Bator Sur (Assamese: এৰা বাটৰ সুৰ) is a 1956 Assamese film directed by Bhupen Hazarika[1] and produced by BP Films. The film was choreographed by Priyambada Patel.

Era Bator Sur
Directed byDr Bhupen Hazarika
Produced byBP Films
StarringPhani Sarma
Bishnu Rabha
Balraj Sahani
Music byDr. Bhupen Hazarika
Release date
  • 30 November 1956 (1956-11-30)


Era Bator Sur is the first film of Dr Bhupen Hazarika. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika was then an active member of Indian people’s Theater Association and in the fifties almost all the workers of I. P. T. A. were influenced by the sorrow and happiness, struggle and hope of the common mass and made themselves associated with creative works related to folk music and culture of the common Assamese people. The film was a result of one such effort. The story and the music of Era Bator Sur reflects the emotional rising of the people of that era. The theme of this movie is based on characters belonging to tea labourers society of Assam. The exploitations carried out by one class of the society also finds importance in the movie.


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  1. ^ "Released Assamese Films". Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Flashback : Eraa Bator Xur (1956)". Archived from the original on 3 September 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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