Assam CM Sonowal remembers Aideu Handique on her death anniversary


GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal remembers Aideu Handique, the first women actor of Assamese cinema on her death anniversary.

“Aideu Handique, the first women actor of Assamese cinema, is an icon of Nari Shakti. She broke the glass ceiling by overcoming huge cultural & social barriers, and remains a constant inspiration. Remembering the legend on her death anniversary,” the Chief Minister Tweeted.


Aideu Handique was the first film actress of Assamese cinema. She starred in the film Joymoti (1935) directed by Jyoti Prasad Agarwala. Handique was born on 1920 in Pani Dihingiya, Golaghat, Assam to Nilambar Handique and Malakhi Handique.