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 1979 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.
He was conferred with the Jewel of Manipuri Cinema Award on 14th May 2015 by the Film Forum of Manipur and the Manipur State Film Development Society.
|1984||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||The Chosen One (Ishanou)||Director||Feature|
|1990||Indigenous Games of Manipur||Director||Non-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, autobiography (2006)
- 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.