Hindi film maker Pooja Bhatt will direct a movie Dhumuha based on the life of music legend, singer, composer Bhupen Hazarika and his association with film director Kalpana Lazmi.
Talking to reporters here, Bhatt said shooting for the film will start from January 31 next year with Kalpana Lazmi preparing its script.
Describing Bhupen Hazarika as a legend, Pooja Bhatt said her movie will highlight his contribution towards music and society.
"Bhupenda had a multilingual personality, so we decided to make the movie in multiple languages," she added.
The film will be shot in Mumbai, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal with a target to be completed before February 2015, Bhatt said.
Explaining the meaning of the Assamese word Dhumuha as storm, she said, "by birth Bhupenda was an Assam