A still from the film
|Directed by||Debkumar Bose|
|Produced by||Karam Manmohan|
|Screenplay by||Debkumar Bose|
|Story by||Arambam Samarendra|
|Starring||G. Ravinder Sharma|
Aribam Syam Sharma
|Music by||Aribam Syam Sharma|
|Edited by||Madhusudan Banerjee|
K.T. Films Private Limited
|Distributed by||K.T. Films Private Limited|
|9 April 1972|
Matamgi Manipur (English: Today's Manipur) is a 1972 Meitei film directed by Debkumar Bose and produced by Karam Manmohan, under the banner of K.T. Films Private Limited. The black and white film features an ensemble cast including G. Ravinder Sharma, Yengkhom Roma, Kangabam Birababu, Rashi, with Indra, Beda, Kangabam Tomba, Arambam Lokendra, Aribam Syam Sharma, Amujao and Baby Ameeta. The story of the film was written by Arambam Samarendra and screenplay by Debkumar Bose. It is considered the first feature film made in Meitei. The film won the President's Medal at the 20th National Film Festival.
- G. Ravinder Sharma
- Kangabam Birababu
- Aribam Syam Sharma
- Yengkhom Roma
- Kangabam Tomba
- Arambam Lokendra
- Baby Ameeta
Bobby Wahengbam wrote a book on the film titled Matamgi Manipur: The First Manipuri Feature Film. For the book, he won the Golden Lotus Award for Best Book on Cinema at the 65th National Film Awards 2018.
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