Assamese music director Sher Choudhury passed away on 6 November 2013 at B. Baruah Cancer Institute in Guwahati, Assam. He was 69.
Sher Choudhury received National Award for best music director for the Gautam Bora directed film 'Wosobipo' in 1990. His first film as music director was 'Prothom Ragini', directed by late Dhiru Bhuyan, for which he received an award from EIMPA.
Sher Choudhury had also composed music for Sanjib Hazarika's national-award winning film 'Halodhar'. He gave music for award-winning films like 'Mimangsha', 'I Killed Him Sir', 'Raag Birag', 'Adajyo', 'Rongbin', 'Chakrabehu', 'Nissihido Nodi', 'Ahir-Bhairav' and 'Dwaar-The Voyage Out'.
He also won best music director award for 'Raag Birag', Adajyo' and 'Nishiddho Nodi' in Assam. He composed music for several documentary films and directed the documentary 'Sound of the dying Colours' which won the best promotional national film award. He also produced several documentaries for Doordarshan.
Who: Sher Choudhury
When: 6 November 2013