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Directed by Deep Choudhury
Produced by Arman Ahmed
Written by Deep Choudhury
Music by
Cinematography Nahid Ahmed
Edited by Rabiranjan Maitra
Release dates
30 March 2018
Running time
1 hr 49 mins
Country India
Language Bengali

Alifa (Bengali: আলিফা) is an Indian Bengali drama feature film written and directed by Deep Choudhury and produced by Arman Ahmed. It stars Al-Mamun Al Siyam Baharul Islam and Jaya Seal.

Alifa won the Best Debut Film of A Director award to Deep Choudhury in 2017 64th National Film Awards.[1]


This movie carries the story of a couple and their daughter Alifa as they had lost their home for soil erosion by the Beki River at Barpeta and settled in Guwahati for their livelihood.[[2]]



Alifa premièred at 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival in at Kolkata, West Bengal in November 2016.

Alifa was also screened at Ottawa Indian Film Festival Awards 2017 at Ottawa, Canada[3]


Critical response writes about the film as "Alifa- in search of hope and humanity amidst chaos and despair" [4]

Alifa was also featured in North East Today article in April, 2017 [5]


The film was screened at 22nd Kolkata International Film Festival[6]

Awards and nominations

64th National Film Awards