National Film Award For Best Feature Film in Manipuri

The National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Manipuri is one of the National Film Awards given by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Directorate of Film Festivals, India. It was instituted in 1972 and awarded at 20th National Film Awards and lately awarded at 60th National Film Awards in 2012. Per Constitution of India, Manipuri language is among the languages specified in the Schedule VIII of the Constitution.

List of films, showing the year (award ceremony), producer(s), director(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Citation
Matamgi Manipur Karam Manmohan Singh Deb Kumar Bose
Imagi Ningtham K. Ibohal Sharma Aribam Syam Sharma

For its charm, simplicity and freshness of approach.

Sanakeithel Th. Doren M. A. Singh

For the sympathetic portrayal of a human relationship in the context of a social tragedy.

Ishanou Aribam Syam Sharma Aribam Syam Sharma

For effectively portraying the tragedy behind the institution of Meibi which unfortunately shatters a family.

Sambal Wangma Sobita Devi K. Ibohal

For correlating the integration of Man with Nature for the development of the human personality.

Mayooshy Gee Macha Thouyangba and Thoungamba Oken Amakcham

For a simple story of a rural life in Manipuri handled with a deft mastery over the medium.

Sanabi NFDC Aribam Syam Sharma

For its apt and poetic handling of the conflict between the traditional and modern values, knitted around a pony symbolically.

Chatledo Eidee Makhonmani Mongsaba Makhonmani Mongsaba

For narrating a complex love story in a simple manner and reflects the flavour of the land beautifully.

Phijigee Mani Takhelchangbam Ongbi and Medha Sharmi Oinam Gautam Singh

For a sensitive depiction of the complex displacements that are occurring today in the North Eastern states. The director shows in the most graceful manner the consequences of displaced socio-political priorities which dislodge the young and disturb traditional family moorings and the even more ancient tribal societal systems.

Leipaklei Aribam Syam Sharma Aribam Syam Sharma

A simple story told in a straight-forward simple narrative highlighting social reality.

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