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Rajni Basumatary Biography | Age, Husband, Family & Career

Rajni Basumatary Biography: Rajni Basumatary is an Indian Actress and a filmmaker from Bodo Community. She is better known for her role as Mary Kom’s mother in the 2014 Bollywood film Mary Kom. She also acted in The Shaukeens & Goodbye (2022) movies in Bollywood.

Rajni Basumatary Biography | An Indian Filmmaker

Full Name Rajni Basumatary
Rajni Basumatary
ProfessionDirector, Producer, Actor, Screen Writer
Films1. Anurag (2004)
2. Shuttlecock Boys (2011)
3. Raag (2014)
4. Mary Kom (2014)
5. The Shaukeens (2014)
6. III Smoking Barrels(2017)
7. Jwlwi-The Seed (2019)
8. Goodbye (2022)
9. Rana Naidu (2023)
10. Gorai Phakhri (2023)

Rajni Basumatary Personal Life

Date of Birth2 February
AgeNot Known
Place of BirthKokrajhar
CategoryFamous People
HometownRangapara, Assam
CollegeHandique Girls College, Guwahati
Educational QualificationGraduate
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandShirish Jain
Rajni Basumatary Husband
DaughterRajni Basumatary Daughter

Film Maker Rajni Basumatary Daughter
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Rajni Basumatary Early Life

Rajni Basumatary was born in a Boro family in the town of Rangapara in the Sonitpur district of Assam, India in Northeast India. Her father was a church pastor and land cultivator. She grew up during politically violent times in state insurgency and witnessed the emergence of separatist groups during her childhood days. Many years later she penned, directed, and acted in Jwlwi: The Seed in the year 2019 taking inspiration from her own childhood.

Rajni Basumatary Education

The parents of Rajni Basumatary have nine children and she is the youngest. Rajni Basumatary did her schooling and junior college in Rangapara. Then she moved to Guwahati for higher studies. Rajni Basumatary graduated in Assamese Literature from Handique Girls’ College, Guwahati. She also completed a Diploma in International Airlines and Travel Management from the Guwahati Institute of Management

With a degree in Assamese Literature Rajni Basumatary was a regular contributor to several English language dailies including The Sentinel, The Assam Tribune, The North East Times, and some Assamese dailies and periodicals in the 1990s.

Rajni Basumatary Family

Rajni Basumatary Marriage

Rajni Basumatary moved to Delhi in 1995 and settled there. Later she got married to Shirish Jain an IPS Officer. Rajni Basumatary moved to Delhi in 1995 and settled there. Later she got married to Shirish Jain an IPS Officer.

Rajni Basumatary Husband

Images of Rajni Basumatary and her husband IPS Shirish Jain have been shared below:

Rajni Basumatary Children

Rajni Basumatary and Shirrish Jain have two children. Images of Rajni Basumatary Daugther has shared below:

Rajni Basumatary Career

After Completing a Degree in Assamese Literature, Rajni Basumatary moved to Delhi in 1995. She started making several corporate films. In 2004 she became a film producer and screenwriter with the Assamese film, Anurag. She also marked her acting debut with this romantic film in a supporting role.

Rajni Basumatary in Bollywood

Rajni Basumatary appeared in a few advertisements and was also accepted for supporting roles in Bollywood films. Till now Rajni Basumatary has acted in three Bollywood Films – Mary Kom (2014), The Shaukeens (2014) & Goodbye (2022) and one web series Rana Naidu (2023). Rajni Basumatary started her Bollywood career with her debut film Mary Kom in 2014. Mary Kom is a biopic film based on the life of the eponymous boxer Mary Kom in Hindi language. Mary Kom gave her a big break to Bollywood in 2014.

Rajni Basumatary in Mary Kom

Rajni Basumatary in Assamese Films

Rajni Basumatary acted in Assamese films such as Anurag (2004) & Raag (2014). In 2004, she produced and wrote the screenplay for Anuraag, an Assamese language romantic drama film. In Anurag (2004), Rajni Basumater acted in a supporting role. Anurag Film 2023 won several Assam State Film Awards such as Best Director. In the year 2014, Rajni Basumatary released an Assamese feature film Raag, which was her directorial debut. and her second Assamese film where she acted.

Rajni Basumatary in Independent Films

Rajni Basumatary also became a part of several independent films such as Shuttlecock Boys and III Smoking Barrels.

Rajni Basumatary in Bodo Films

In 2019 Rajni Basumatary released “Jwlwi-The Seed” Bodo film which was directed, produced, and acted by her. Jwlwi-The Seed is based on the story of the gun culture that brought disaster to thousands of families during the separatist armed insurgency in Assam.

The film received international acclaim from audiences and won the Best Film Award at the Prag Cine Awards 2021 and the Best Screenplay Award at the Shaildhar Barua Memorial Film Awards in 2020. This film was screened and awarded at several international film festivals.

Rajni Basumatary has recently released a Bodo Film named Gorai Phakhri.

Rajni Basumatary in Web Series

In 2014, she also made her directorial debut with the Assamese feature film Raag, which featured Adil Hussain, Zerifa Wahid, and Kenny Basumatary. Raag was nominated for the Prag Cine Awards in 14 categories including Best Director and Best Screenplay for Basumatary, and the film was a box office hit too. Jwlwi – The Seed (2019) was her second directorial, which was screened at various international film festivals. She was seen in the 2022 Bollywood film, Good Bye. She marks her OTT debut with Rana Naidu.

Rajni Basumatary Films

Gorai PhakhriBodo2023Rajni BasumataryRajni BasumataryRajni Basumatary
Rana NaiduHindi2023Rajni Basumataray
GoodbyeHindi2022Rajni Basumataray
Jwlwi-The SeedBodo2019Rajni BasumataryRajni BasumataryRajni Basumatary
III-Smoking BarrelsHindi2017Rajni Basumatary
The ShaukeensHindi2014Rajni Basumatary
Mary KomHindi2014Rajni Basumatary
RaagAssamese2014Rajni BasumataryRajni Basumatary
Shuttlecock BoysHindi2011Rajni Basumatary
AnuragAssamese2004Rajni BasumataryRajni Basumatary

Rajni Basumatary Awards

Rajni Basumatary won several awards for Jwlwi-The Seed Bodo Film.

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