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List of nominees : 9th Manipur Film Awards (MANIFA) 2020
- at Kakching on February 22 2020 -

Film Forum Manipur *

 A scene from Manipuri Film 'Inamma'
A scene from Manipuri Film 'Inamma'



List of the nominees for the 9th Manipur Film Awards (MANIFA) 2020 is out. Including two tribal dialect films, a total of 19 films will be competing for the MANIFA 2020 awards.

The award ceremony will take place at Kakching on February 22 2020 , said Festival (award) director Yengkhom Nilachandra during a press meet at the office of the Film Forum Manipur (FFM) Sunday.

List of nominees

Best feature film : Pandam Amada, Ei Actor Natte, Eikhoisibu Kanano, Mamal Naidraba Thamoi, Inamma

Best feature film tribal dialect : Lungset Um Zouzam, Charawui Rai

Best direction : Ksh Gyanen (Mamal Naidraba Thamoi), O Gautam (Pandam Amada), Ajit Yumnam (Eikhoisibu Kanano)

Best screenplay : Homen D Wai (Ei Actor Natte), Ajit Yumnam (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Santosh Laishram (Pandam Amada)

Best actor in leading role female : Bala Tensubam (Chaphu), Bala Hijam (Inamma and Mamal Naidraba Thamoi), Biju Ningombam (Ei Actor Natte)

Best actor in leading role male : Irom Mangi (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Gokul (Inamma), Silheiba (Ei Actor Natte)

Best actor in tribal dialect : Aboi Chothe (Lungset Um Zouzam), Mashun Shaiza (Charawui Rai)

Best actress in tribal dialect : Nanao Kipgen (Lungset Um Zouzam), Angel Shimrah (Charawui Rai)

Best actor in supporting role female : N Rina (Ei Actor Natte and Ichadi Manini), Sanjana Likmabam (Hanjin Hanjin)

Best actor in supporting role male : Raju Nong (Pandam Amada), Wanglenthoiba (Mamal Yaodraba Thamoi), Priyogopal Sharma (Chaphu), Joyson Khapai (Eikhoisibu Kanano)

Best lyricist : Eikhoi Yambung (Pandam Amada), Binoranjan Oinam (Mamal Naidraba Thamoi), Ajit Yumnam (Eikhoisibu Kanano)

Best playback singer female : Pushparani (Yengdaba Ngamde and Mamal Naidraba Thamoi) Rosy Heisnam (Bangladeshki Sana Tampha), Danubi Mangang (Ei Actor Natte)

Best playback singer male : Y Suren (Chaphu), Deepu Khunung (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Kenedy Khuman (Pandam Amada)

Best music director : Tony Aheibam (Mamal Naidraba Thamoi), Nanao Sagolmang (Bangladeshki Sana Tampha), A Gopeshwor (Eikhoisibu Kanano)

Best background score : Nanao Sagolmang (Ei Actor Natte), A Gopeshwor (Eikhoisibu Kanano), RK Birendrajit and Karnajit Laishram (Pandam Amada)

Best cinematography : Boong Konjengbam (Ei Actor Natte), Dhana Luwang (Pandam Amada), L Radhamohon Sharma (Mutlamdai Thaomei)

Best editing : O Gautam (Pandam Amada), L Mohendro KAMS (Ei Actor Natte and Ichadi Manini), Sushil Yumlembam (Eikhoisibu Kanano)

Best costume : Galif Pa (Inamma), Amir Luwang (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Karan Thokchom (Ichadi Manini), Saroja Konsam (Pandam Amada)

Best make-up : Poison (Ei Actor Natte), Dabo Wangkheimayum (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Ragini & Chandrima (Chaphu)

Best art director : Hei Sanjit (Inamma), AR Joychandra (Mamal Naidraba Thamoi), Irom John (Pandam Amada), Ady Yengkokpam (Ei Actor Natte)

Best story : Saroja Konsam (Pandam Amada), Nabakumar (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Inaocha Yengkhom (Mamal Naidraba Thamoi)

Best choreography : Prameshwari (Ei Actor Natte), Babycha Salam (Inamma), John Irom (Pandam Amada)

Best audiography : N Bobo (Eikhoisibu Kanano), Shananda Sharma (Pandam Amada), Mohendro (Ichadi Manini)

Special jury award : Amar Mayanglambam (Ichadi Manini)

Special mention award : Elwin Langkham (Charawui Rai)

Neta Irawat Leelaroi Lifetime Award (Manipuri cinema) : Moirangthem Nilamani Singh

Neta Irawat Leelaroi Lifetime Award (Shumang Leela) : B Jugolchandra Sharma

Maipak Sanahal Jagoi Lifetime Award : Ningombam Madhabi.

The MANIFA 2020 will be organised jointly by Thouna Manipur and Film Forum Manipur.


* This information was provided by The Sangai Express
This article was webcasted on February 17 2020 .



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