A young Assamese girl has won the best actress award for a Hollywood movie. The Assamese actress Niyar Saikia is awarded for the movie ‘Sold’.
Niyar Saikia was born to a reputed Assamese family to singer parents Prabin and Rasmirekha Saikia. The movie ‘Sold’ is about child trafficking that is rampant in developing countries of Asia.’Sold’ is awarded for best film and Niyar Saikia is awarded for best actress in ‘World Film Festival’ which is arranged in Canada. This film is directed by OSCAR winning Jeffrey D Brown. According to a news report Niyar beat 600 girls from different countries like US, Canada, Nepal in the screening test and bagged the converted role of Lakshmi, a trafficked and rescued girl from Nepal.
Joymoti, Aai Kot Nai, Ami Asomiya are some Assamese movie she acted .Thank You Niyar Saikia for making Assam proud.