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Kaneen A new age Assamese movie

   Most of the movies end when it ends, but there are a few you carry them within while talking, walking, and sleeping. I recently watched the Assamese movie called Kaneen, directed by Monjul Baruah. I carried the ache, the pain, the tears within me after watching it. It was released in August 2019 in Guwahati. It is now available.  Here  worldwide for an audience like me.  Kaneen has already won several awards and has been screened in several national and international film festivals. It is an adaptation of acclaimed and award-winning author Dr Rita Choudhary's Assamese novel Rajib Ishwar. Directed by Monjul Baruah, Kaneen's carefully constructed screenplay delicately  shines through. The story unfolds in urban Assam. A bureaucrat's wife, Mandira Baruah's tightly knit life seems perfect from the outside. A happy life with two children and a busy yet affectionate police officer husband. The tsunami comes when she discovers a child in the dustbin, which leads her to a l