Aribam Syam Sharma
|Aribam Syam Sharma|
March 21, 1936 |
|Occupation||Film director, Music composer|
|Awards||Golden Montgolfiere (1982)
Padma Shri (2006)
V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award (2008)
Kamal Kumari National Award (2009)
Jewel of Manipuri Cinema (2015)
Aribam Syam Sharma is a film director and composer from Manipur in India. He debuted in the Manipuri film scene as an actor in the movie Matamgi Manipur. In 1974 he directed his first movie Lamja Parshuram. Lamja Parshuram became the first Manipuri film to run for 100 days in the box office. His 1980 film Olangthagee Wangmadasu was the first ever and the only Manipuri film to run for more 25 weeks. The film ran for 28 weeks at the box office.
His fourth film as a director, Imagi Ningthem (My Son, My precious) brought him international recognition when the film received the Montgolfiere d' Or at the Festival of Three Continents, Nantes in 1982.
He was conferred with the Jewel of Manipuri Cinema Award on 14 May 2015 by the Film Forum of Manipur and the Manipur State Film Development Society.
|1981||Imagi Ningthem||Director, Music Director||Feature|
|1986||Tales of Courage||Director||Non-Feature|
|1988||Sangai: The Dancing Deer of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
|1988||Keibul Lamjao National Park||Director||Non-Feature|
|1989||The Deer on the Lake||Director||Non-Feature|
|1990||Ishanou||Director, Music Director||Feature|
|1990||Indigenous Games of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
|1993||Orchids of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
|1995||Sanabi||Director, Music Director||Feature|
|1998||Loktak:The Dying Lake of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
|2003||Nilamani: Master Potter of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
|2003||Ashangba Nongjabi||Director, Producer, Music Director||Feature|
|2006||Guru Laimayum Thambalngoubi Devi||Director||Non-Feature|
|2009||Sankirtan of Manipur||Director||Non-Feature|
- Living Shadows (2006)
- Eshei Binodinigi (2014)
- Modern Manipuri Music and Me (2014)
- Manipuri Cinema: Eigi Paodam (2016)
- "Festival de Cannes: The Chosen One". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-10.
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
- Luwang, Donny Meisnam. "Aribam Syam Sharma - Life sketch (Awarded Padmashree in the year 2006)". E-pao. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
- "Book Review" (PDF) – via The People's Chronicle.