Nipon Goswami, a veteran actor, passed away on Thursday morning at a private hospital in Guwahati. He was 80. Nipon Goswami began his film career as the lead actor in the hit Assamese film Sangram, which was followed by another hit, Dr Bezbarua. He has appeared in over 50 Assamese films. His last Assamese film was ‘Lankakanda’ by Rajani Barman.
‘Lankakanda’ will be released today i.e. Friday all over Assam.
Nipon Goswami has made enormous contributions to Assam’s cultural field. He has played heartwarming and thoughtful roles in many Assamese films that will live on in our memories.
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed his condolences on Twitter following the death of veteran Assamese actor Nipon Goswami. Nipon Goswami, the dean of the Assamese film industry, died on October 27th after a long illness.
“As a child, I was fortunate to work with one of Assam’s best actors while acting in the film “Kokadeuta, Nati aru Hathi,” said Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Goswami has been admitted to Nemcare Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where he was being monitored.According to reports, the veteran actor has been suffering from heart problems for some time. However, when his condition suddenly deteriorated, he was rushed to the hospital.
Nipon Goswami, a well-known actress and popular actor, died on Thursday at the age of 80 at The Namecare Hospital in Guwahati.
After finishing his B.A., he travelled to Calcutta for an interview at the Pune Film Institute. He moved to Pune for acting classes in 1965. His classmates included Subhash Ghai, Navin Nischol, and Shatrughan Sinha, among others.
Sangram, his first Assamese film as a lead actor, was a box office success. His next film, Dr. Bezbaruah, which was released in 1969, established him as a star, and he went on to appear in numerous films over the next few years. He also appeared as a character actor in a few Hindi films.