Manipuri film wins best film award
IMPHAL, 30th Apr : Manipuri feature film ‘Eikhoisibu Kanano’ has won the award for best film (feature section) at the 10th Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival-2020. Ajit Yumnam directed the film which is based on the story by Nabakumar Nongmeikapam. Brojen Yumnam produced the film under the banner of Skyline Pictures, India. The film depicts the life of the residents of villages located at Indo-Myanmar border and hardships faced by them due to boundary dispute. The Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival is India’s only independent film festival, established in the year 2011 in Delhi NCR with a mission to celebrate the cinema & work of aspiring, young, independent & professional filmmakers. The festival is organised on April 30 each year to mark the birth anniversary of late Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, who is regarded as the father of Indian Cinema & fondly remembered as Dada Saheb Phalke by the film fraternity across India.