North Guwahati, Assam
|Died||Januray 10, 2010
International Hospital, Guwahati
|Years active||1986 - 2010|
Baruah did his schooling from Cotton Collegiate Higher Secondary School and graduated in Science from Pragjyotish College.
He has produced a number of critically acclaimed films many of which have won national as well as international awards. He has a long and memorable association with eminent film director Jahnu Barua. He also did a commissioned programme for Doordarshan titled Shruti Madhur in 2005. Apart from film making he was a keen sportsman and cultural activist. He along with a few friends founded the Kristhi Vikas Sangha, a socio-cultural club. He was also the founder chairman and current director of the Assam Institute of Mass Communications and Research.
On January 1, 2010, Baruah was admitted at International Hospital. He was suffering from diabetes and heart ailments. On January 10, 2010, at 2:30pm he died while in the hospital. Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi condoled Baruah’s death saying his death created a void in the State’s cultural and entertainment arena. The All Guwahati Students’ Union has also mourned the death of Baruah and paid their last respect visiting his residece. His body was taken to his Panbazar office (Baruah Medicos), Assam Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, Uzanbazar, and Ravindra Bhavan and then the last rites were performed at Navagraha crematorium on January 11, 2010.