A feature film titled ‘Nongallamdai Likla’ produced by the Agriculture department, Manipur based on farming was released on Saturday at JN Dance Academy.
In the releasing function of the film made under the banner of Khangjeng Film Production, Film Forum Manipur Chairman L Surjaknata attended as chief guest; Agriculture department Director G Shamu Kabui as president and Deputy Director of the department Ph Rajendro as guest of honour.
Speaking at the function, Director G Shamu Kabui said that the film based on farming will make farmers at far flung areas aware of the various schemes and activities taken up by the department and help in boosting production using modern techniques and methods.
Dty Director Ph Rajendro said that the film saw the light of the day through the initiative of the former Agriculture minister Loken who sanctioned a meagre amount from the department’s funds, to make farmers aware of the schemes taken up by the department.
The film is directed by L Danny. Artistes of the film include Tonthoi, Artina, Gyanranjan, Hemabati, Priyogopal, Shanti, Jasmine, Italy, Ratan, Idhou, Ibomcha, Ghanshyam and Bankim. Story and screenplay is by Bishwamitra and camera by Maipak.