In family melodramas, women are made the scapegoats responsible for all the misfortune happenings around. Zubeen Garg, the Assamese singing-superstar, is slated to sing two songs in the Assamese version. Pageviews for each item are divided by the aggregate number of pageviews generated by the items displayed. One often wonders why and how it is possible at all for our women to earn laurels in the national and international film arena, inspite of their want of adequate training. The workshop was ultimately held at the Manipur State Museum auditorium. It is my firm belief that Manipuri cinema will surmount all these handicaps and shall attain still greater heights. This film, which is about an issue uppermost in the minds of many Manipuris, was received favourably by liberal audiences in the rest of India as well. In the annals of the Manipuri film industries, will be yet another glittering chapter.

He has made several films all of which have been well received in film festivals in India and abroad. Email Address never made public. There is no enough infrastructure of film production in terms of equipment, money directly or indirectly given by the state Government Studio, laboratory etc. Pages Liked by This Page. It will not be an exaggeration to say that the first Manipuri feature film Matamgi Manipur which bagged the President’s Gold Medal in the National Film Festival, was the good outcome of the film society movement. A middle ground has been struck which seeks to satisfy both the filmmakers and the UGs. A day will come soon when the indigenous people will become strangers in their own lands. But my choice is definitely Kaiku.

The largest cinegoers are the young peoples who are more interested in Hindi and English films.

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It is engaged in setting up film laboratory, studio, production of Manipuri films, instituting awards and festivals for establishing institutes in film technology for helping film societies etc.


The Grey Mare Dir: The community has a powerful impact on what one can do in Manipur—not only in the films but also in other walks of life.

When Roy went to Manipur after a long absence, he found that “all the cinema halls were shut down and had been turned into shopping malls. The s brought a shift in Manipuri culture, led by Aribam Syam Sharma.

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This was proved when the two leading actors Rabindra Sharma and Y. Banerjee, Kanonbala, Bimola, L. Aribam Syam Sharma is one of the unsung heroes of Indian cinema.

They can hardly get chunks in theatres only when the film distributors do agree to spare the time, they get manpiuri. Bilashini and Arambam Jamuna. His acting and performance in the film “Thouri and “Imagi Ibungo” is wonderful and worth to praise, and shakes the entire Manipur. But the filmmakers in Manipur had to work aganist heavy odds.

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Films with these female artistes have won awards galore in the national and the international fora. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The filn is also a testament to the incredible diversity of India. This trend continued till some educated women came forward to join in films.

The workshop was ultimately held at the Manipur State Museum auditorium. Perhaps something was wrong with the act, something terribly wrong. The film focuses on the three main roles — the Japanese soldier, the niece and the adopted daughter which will be played by a local actor. Ibohal Sharma, producer of the Manipuri feature film, Imagee Ningthem, recalls. One often wonders why and how it is possible at all for our women to earn laurels in the national and international film arena, inspite of their want of adequate training.


The overhead expenditure and capital invested become bigger. I was thrilled, simply thrilled to hear the first Manipuri dialogue on the silver screen”. A director must submit his print and screen it before the said committee for clearance. Binodini had requested them to consider a workshop in Manipur.

Lourembam Pishak Devi did stunningly well in Mayophygee Macha. Our women are generally associated with cinema in the capacity of artistes.

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You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. It appears to be quite a temptation for a Manipuri director to make use of alien cultural symbols, often subconsciously, like a mangal sutra, a North Indian usage which does not manpiuri in the Manipuri society. It is ‘recognised by the central censor board and appeared contented with the power of making or marring filmmakers.

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There was another film on the Gujarat riots that the Consultant General was also not comfortable with. Share this Rating Title: Readers from Manipur and other north-eastern states are invited to take the series further through posts on our Facebook page Indpaedia.

Manipur joined in the race of filmmaking in India seventy-five years late. The non feature film Sangai, the dancing deer of Manipur, bagged 5 awards for 1 Artistic Excellence in choreograph 2 Interpretation of an Animal’s Spirit 3 delicate depiction of wildlife 4 Fostering cultural perspective of conservation 5 Inter relationship between animals and human being in the 12th International wildlife film festival of held at Montana.