Hingbagi Mahao named best film at SSS Manifa 2016

Thoubal, Jan 18: Hingbagi Mahao, a film by Kachi Shanti, directed by Jeetendra Ningomba received the Sahitya Seva Samiti Manipuri Films Award, 2016 for Best Feature Film at an Award function held at Kakching Khullen Ibodhou Khamlangba Laibung today. The film’s leading actor Hamom Sadananda was named Best Actor in leading role for the film.
Former JN Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal Principal and Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi member Padmashree Sougaijam Thanil, Cricket Forum Manipur president Professor IS Kangjam and Sahitya Seva Samiti, Kakching president Y Dhananjoy graced the award function as chief guest, president and guest of honour respectively. The award function was held under the aegis of Sahitya Seva Samiti, Kakching and Film Forum, Manipur.
Kachi Shanti’s Hingbagi Mahao also received the Best Story and Best Director award. Veteran actress L Tonthoi won the Best Actor in the Leading Role (female) for her role in Patki Tharo.
Pushparani and Bonium won the title for Best Playback Singer (female and male) for the song Nangsu Eisu Nangsu from the film Nangna Nokpa Yengningi.
Padmashree Ksh (O) Thouranishabi Devi was handed the Maipak Sanahal Manipuri Jagoi Lifetime Award while Yumlembam Gourdas Singh and RK Bidur Singh won the Neta Irawat Leelaroi Lifetime Award for Shumang Leela and Manipuri cinema respectively.

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