You are my Malala

A little girl Nadia find her student in Amina, a school drop out, as she tries to emulate her role model Malala yousafzai. The children plays the game of school, as Amina's landless family suffers in fear due to lack of proof of nationality.
In eastern India neighboring Bangladesh, the porous border leads to massive illegal immigration. Indian Government has Introduced NRC (National Register of Citizen) to identify doubtful citizens.
Amina’s family has no identity papers, as her father Abdul is landless. He worried of rumors about detention camps being built for doubtful citizens. He is desperate to get NRC papers.
Amina attains puberty.
Abdul seizes the opportunity of her condition and arranges her marriage with a man, who promised him with the NRC papers.

  • Roopak Gogoi
    Gangs of North east
  • Avishka Phukan
    GAngs of North east, Subala
  • Sanjive Narain
    gangs of north east, Seema, the untold story etc.
  • Angshruta kashyap
    Key Cast
  • Harshita Bhattacharjya
    Key Cast
  • Nina Chakraborty
    Key Cast
  • Ponkhi kashyap
    Key Cast
  • Jatindra Khanikar
    Key Cast
  • Rekib Uddin
    Key Cast
  • Saju Ahamed
    Key Cast
    "Salim, the shopkeeper"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Tumi Malala
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 33 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 30, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    66,000 USD
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  • Language:
    Assamese, Bengali
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Distribution Information
  • AM television Pvt Ltd
    Country: India
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Roopak Gogoi

Roopak Gogoi is a post graduate in Communication studies, from Pune University. He has directed a thriller, titled "Gangs of Northeast" his debut film, which has bagged many awards in regional film festivals in the North East India.
"You are my Malala" is his first venture into meaningful cinema, as he explores the language of cinema and tries show his craft.

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Director Statement

Cinema is a powerful medium of change. It brings attention to social issues that need to be addressed for a better world.