On Sunday ,The winners of 9th Manipuri Film Awards (MANIFA) organised by THOUNA and Film Forum Manipur were announced. ‘Eikhoisibu Kanano’, directed by Ajit Yumnam and produced by Brojen Yumnam has won the Best Manipuri Feature Film award of the 9th MANIFA, 2020. The Best Story award was also won by Nabakumar Nongmeikapam for the film. Ajit Yumnam also won the Best Director and Best Screenplay awards for the film ‘Eikhoisibu Kanano’.
9th #MANIFA winners announced; 'Eikhoisibu Kanano’ wins Best Manipuri Feature Film award
The Best Actor in Leading Role (Female) has been shared by Bala Hijam & Biju Ningombam while the Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) has been awarded to A Gokul Singh.https://t.co/cfCi2NnWzL pic.twitter.com/MMJv3J2fwU
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As per Source,The Best Actor in Leading Role (Female) has been shared by Bala Hijam and Biju Ningombam for their appearances in the films ‘Inamma’ and ‘Ei Actor Natte’ respectively while the Best Actor in Leading Role (Male) has been awarded to A Gokul Singh for the film ‘Inamma’.
According to reports ,Award forBest Actor in Supporting Role (Female) was won by N Rina for the film ‘Ichadi Manini’ while Best Actor in Supporting Role (Male) was won by Wanglenthoiba for the film ‘Mamal Naidraba Thamoi’