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|
|Profession||Director, Producer, Actor, Screen Writer|
|Films||1. 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 Birth||2 February|
|Place of Birth||Kokrajhar|
|College||Handique Girls College, Guwahati|
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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 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 Phakhri||Bodo||2023||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary|
|Rana Naidu||Hindi||2023||Rajni Basumataray|
|Jwlwi-The Seed||Bodo||2019||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary|
|III-Smoking Barrels||Hindi||2017||Rajni Basumatary|
|The Shaukeens||Hindi||2014||Rajni Basumatary|
|Mary Kom||Hindi||2014||Rajni Basumatary|
|Raag||Assamese||2014||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary|
|Shuttlecock Boys||Hindi||2011||Rajni Basumatary|
|Anurag||Assamese||2004||Rajni Basumatary||Rajni Basumatary|
Rajni Basumatary Awards
Rajni Basumatary won several awards for Jwlwi-The Seed Bodo Film.