Pranjal Gogoi



Born on 10 March 1985 in village Duliajan in Assam, Shri Pranjal Gogoi has learnt the nuances of Mime from Shri Moinul Haque and Shri Niranjan Goswami. He has received his formal education up to the Higher Secondary level, but as a keen learner he has attended many workshops to improve upon his art such as mime workshops organized by the Indian Mime Theatre at Kolkata, 2005, the National School of Drama in collaboration with the Seagull Theatre under the direction of Ram Gopal Bajaj at Guwahati, Assam in 2006, workshop organized by the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi in Imphal, Manipur in April, 2010 and many other such workshops.
He has also worked as a resource person and faculty member for many workshops such as Integrated Mime Workshop & Production in Tingkhong for the Special Children and Adolescents, at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Assam in March – April 2014. He has organized many traditional Mask-making workshops, Mime workshops and productions, Mime and Sattriya workshops in Assam since 2008-09. As a performer, Shri Pranjal Gogoi has been associated with many institutions such as Nisabda, Guwahati; Indian Mime Theatre, Kolkata, and Harbabharatiya Mukabhinay Mahasangh, Kolkata. His works reflects the traditional costume and festivals of his region.
Shri Pranjal Gogoi is awarded Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for 2013-14 for his notable talent in the field of Mime.