Veteran Assamese actor, Nipon Goswami passed away recently. He was born in Assam’s Tezpur town. He was an alumnus of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India. He debuted in the Assamese cinema as a child artist in 1957. The octogenarian worked in a number of Assamese films and was a very popular face. Besides the silver screen, Goswami was also active in mobile theatres, advertisement commercials, and TV soaps.
Career of Nipon Goswami:
Sangram was Nipon Goswami’s first Assamese film and first success as a lead actor in an Assamese film. During the years that followed, he appeared in several films, including Dr. Bezbaruah, released in 1969. As a character actor, he appeared in several Hindi films. Goswami has acted in 50 Assamese films including ‘Mukuta’, ‘Sandhya Raag’, etc. He had acted in seven Hindi films including Kalpana Lajmi’s ‘Daman’, Bhabendranath Saikia’s ‘Kaal Sandhya’ and Rajkumar Kohli’s ‘Virodhi’ among others.