Aribam Syam Sharma
Aribam Syam Sharma
|Occupation||Film director, Singer, 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 Manipur film scene as an actor in the movie Matamgi Manipur. In 1974, he directed his first movie Lamja Parshuram. Lamja Parshuram became the first Manipur film to run for 100 days in the box office. His 1980 film Olangthagee Wangmadasoo was the first ever and the only Manipur film to run for more 25 weeks. The film ran for 32 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.
|1972||Matamgi Manipur||Actor, Music Director||Feature|
|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|
|1999||Thang-Ta - The Martial Art 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|
|2018||Raas Leelas 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 10 August 2009.
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 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.