The journey started in 2017, he believes he found the right direction with his second film (You're my Malala). Roopak Gogoi plans to continue his journey into "film as an art" to highlight issues of human rights.
Last 20 years Roopak Gogoi worked in content development and programming of a number of Television Channels in India. Gangs of North East is his first Full length Feature film as a director,
He is a post graduate from Pune University (1996) and directed and produced a number of television shows, before venturing into programming, Ideation and content development for television.
Rupak believes in inclusive content that reflects human rights and social issues.
Born in Assam, north eastern corner of India, In his childhood, he has seen child labours, anti foreigner movement of 80's, army operations to curb separatist movements 90's, and secret killings of 1998-2000.
he wants to use Film as a medium of reflection of his childhood memoirs and communicate the issues of human rights. the impotance of an inclusive society, an world of co existance where there's acceptance of each other's religion, beliefs and faith.
Father’s Name: Pulak Gogoi
As a film director:
You're my Malala (tumi Malala) 2020
Jan 2016 to April
PRAG NEWS Guwahati, Assam
Advisor to Programming & Content (Consultant)
 Developing new political comedy satire (weekly) series the channel.
 TRP analysis and programme planning
 Also developing content ideas for Marketing Activation.
July 2014 to May 2015
Focus Hifi Guwahati, Assam
Programming Head
 Developing new fiction series which increased TVT of the channel.
 Achieving TRP of 128 in May2015 (TAM research) from initial TRP of 30 in July2014
 Attained second position in GEC category in Assam by October 2014.
2013 to 2014 April Prag News Guwahati, Assam
Content Head
 Developing new shows
 Changing the presentation and packaging
 Working in logo change to break out of the old image
 Forming promo department

2012–2013 RENGONI TV (GEC) Guwahati, Assam
Head, content & Programming
 Developing Launch ideas, Daily soap concepts
 Forming the programming team
 Planning the FPC.
 Planning the promotions

2008–2012 Star Jalsha Kolkata, WB
Promo Producer (Ads, TVC)
 Launch promo activity.
 Stream lining the promo process
 Ideation and production of promos
 In charge of Vignettes and TVC
 Packaging & presentation of Star Jalsha Awards

2007–2008 NE HiFi.(Youth, music) Guwahati, Assam
Programming Head
 Produced the biggest show of North East India, “Voice of Assam”
 Three fold increase in revenue as content were market driven
 More interactive shows to get connected with viewers as a local channel.
2002–2007 Doordarshan Kendra, Guwahati, Assam
Empanelled producer
 Produced documentary series for Guwahati Doordarshan Kendra.
 Produced Fiction series for PPC (North-East), Doordarshan
 Produced and directed Fiction for Doordarshan Guwahati
 Produced shows for NE TV (news Channel)
1996–2002 ZEE TV Network Mumbai, Maharastra
Programme Director,
 Promos and programmes for Music Asia
 Programme director in Zee Music
 Supervising 5 shows for Zee Music
 Special valentine programme with Raveena Tandon for Zee Cinema.
EP for Compact Disc (show on Zee Music)
Education 1994–1996 Pune University Pune, Maharastra
 M.Sc. in Communication Studies, specialization in Video production
 Graduated in Science from Cotton College, Guwahati 1993
Interests Learning about Tribal culture, Story development, travelling,
Best Director (north East), at Prag Cine Awards 2017
Gangs of North East
Guwahati international film festival 2017
Pune University, Department of communication studies
communication studies (specialization in video production)
Birth Date
October 12, 1970
Birth City
Current City
172 cm
Assamese (Tai ahom)
Eye Color
Zodiac Sign
Married To
Arise, awake and don't stop until goal is reached. (Swami Vivekananda)
The journey started in 2017, he believes he found the right direction with his second film (You're my Malala). Roopak Gogoi plans to continue his journey into "film as an art" to highlight issues of human rights.
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