Entertainment in Assam
Assam is the gateway to the northeast. It is the most important, liveliest and the most happening state in the entire northeast. Hence, the state is full of life with some of the best cinema halls, international hotel chains and restaurants, night clubs, pubs and discos. The people of Assam
have a whole lot of options to spend their time in entertaining themselves as there are many ways by which people can have fun filled lives.
Cinema Halls in Assam
Cinema is the major source of entertainment of the people. The people of Assam are hardcore movie lovers. The people here are buzzing around in the movie halls. With some of the best quality movie theatres and multiplexes like Gold Digital, Fun Cinemas, and Cine Max located here, people in Assam rush to these technologically advanced and good quality movie halls to watch their most awaited movies. Cinema halls in Assam where one can enjoy his favourite movie are Fun Cinemas, Cinemax, Gold Cinema, Apsara, Anuradha, Pragjyoti in Guwahati, Eley cinema hall, Smriti Gopal Cinema Hall, Star Moviez, Shree Binayak Cinema in Jorhat, Aurora cinema hall, Rangghar cinema hall, Fun Cinemas in Dibrugarh, Galleria cinema hall, Coronation Cinema Hall, Fun Cinemas, Paradise Cinema in Tinsukia, and so on.
Nightclubs and Pubs in Assam
One of the happening states of the northeast, Assam is a hub for nightlife in the entire region. After a day’s hard work, people mainly youth gather at nightclubs, pubs and discotheques for some relaxation. However, discotheques and pubs are mostly concentrated in Guwahati with a few scattered in other cities like Jorhat and Dibrugarh. Shake a leg, take a drink or simply relax with your friends – these pubs and cubs like Cafe Hendrix, Midtown Bar, Sky lounge, Terra Maya, Kamakazi has everything that can get the adrenaline run high!
A discotheque and a pub on a ferry! Isn't that amazing. Of all places in India, Guwahati is one few places in India to have a floating pub in the middle of the city. Located in Uzan Bazar in Guwahati, Kamikaze Discotheque is one of the most popular pubs of Assam as a whole.Blues
If you are looking for some interesting foot-tapping music and local rock, then Blues is the place to be. Located on R.G.Baruah Road, it is said to be one of the most costliest and happening pubs in town!
Theater in Assam
has a concept of mobile theatres, popularly known as the Bhraymaman
theatres. Mobile theatres in Assam showcase the unique culture and
tradition of the state by providing entertainment in both rural and
urban areas of the state. The popular mobile theatre groups in Assam
include Bordoisila, Kohinoor, Aawahan, Hengool and lot more. The people
of Assam still find dramas and plays much entertaining. They are
entertained by various plays and dramas that are staged in various
places across Assam. Bhaona is a traditional form of Assamese drama and
religious play written by the Vaishnava Saint Sankardeva usually
performed in Namghars or at some religious functions. People here are
very enthusiastic about Bhaona.
Radio Channels in Assam
Radio has always been an interesting source of
entertainment for the people of Assam. Radio has been the best
companion for all sections of people in Assam either when one listens to
his favorite number or get the latest news updates, interviews and
plays in Assamese, Hindi, English and other regional languages, radio
has always proved to be the best source of entertainment to cut down
boredom. Some famous and evergreen radio stations people like to tune in are are Guwahati
Radio Station, Jorhat Radio Station, Silchar Radio Station, Nagoan
Radio Station, Tezpur Radio Station, Big 92.7 FM, Red FM, Gupshup 94.3
FM, 93.5 Super hit RED FM.
Dance & Music of Assam
Dance and music are one of the most important aspects of Assamese culture and entertainment. Assam has its own folk and classical dance and music forms. People here entertain themselves by either dancing or viewing Sattriya, Bihu, Dhuliya and Bhawariya, Deodhani, Zikirs, Mohauhau or Mahkheda and the Apsara-Sabah dances. People are also enthusiastic about Bihu songs which are mainly folk in nature. The songs are based on nature, lover’s expression, social awareness and humorous tales etc. Bihu songs are widely popular and includes usage of a variety of instruments.
Parks & Sanctuaries in Assam
Entertainment is associated with sight seeing and enjoying the beauty of nature - and Assam is blessed with this aspect. Assam is a state of national parks, wildlife and bird sanctuaries. Parks and sanctuaries in Assam are hub of activities like sightseeing, trekking and so on. The parks and sanctuaries in Assam are Kaziranga National Park
, Manas National Park, (the two being UNESCO world heritage sites), Nameri National Park,
Orang National Park, Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
, Dibru- Saikhowa National Park, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Pani-Dihing Bird Sanctuary, and Deepor Beel Sanctuary