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Assam girl to debut in Colors TV show based on Northeast and racism

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GUWAHATI: Colors TV is coming up with a show depicting the story of a girl based in the Northeastern region of India.

Reportedly, the show ‘Nima Denzongpa’ will be aired on the channel as well as on the OTT platform Voot. The lead role will be played by Assam girl Surabhi Das. It will be Das’s debut project in Indian television. She has already earned fame for her performance in the Assamese serial ‘Parineeta’.

Produced under the banner of Peninsula Pictures, the show depicts the narrative (Nima) from Sikkim who moves to Mumbai with her partner.

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The promo of the show portrays how she suffers discrimination, trolls and difficulties in Mumbai because of her northeastern roots. The show will follow how Nima overcomes all of these obstacles and prove to them that she, too, is an Indian.

Talking about the show Das shared the promo on Instagram and said, “This is how destiny works maybe ..”Presenting Nima Denzongpa front of you all..My Hindi television debut with a powerful show and narrative like ‘Nima Denzongpa’.

Assam girl Surabhi’s reaction on the promo

“The story of Nima is not only close to my heart but it is something that I have lived and experienced at some point in my life. I am grateful that through Nima’s journey, the viewers will get to know the struggles that people of North East India go through as they are subjected to many prejudices and even called names, knowingly or unknowingly.
It is a emotional new beginning for me and I hope through this show, we can break many myths and touch million hearts…Need all your blessings and love..”, she added.

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