Ei Actor Natte
Ei Actor Natte (English: I'm Not An Actor) is a 2019 romantic Manipuri film directed by Homen D' Wai and produced by Rodhika Heingang. It stars Silheiba Ningthoujam and Biju Ningombam in the lead roles. The movie won the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Special Jury Mention Awards at the 13th Manipur State Film Awards 2020. It also won two awards at the 9th MANIFA 2020.
|Ei Actor Natte|
|Directed by||Homen D' Wai|
|Screenplay by||Homen D' Wai|
|Story by||Rodhika Heingang|
|Produced by||Rodhika Heingang|
|Edited by||Mohendro (KAMS)|
|Music by||Tony Aheibam|
Imphal Star Film
|Distributed by||Imphal Star Film|
|25 October 2019|
Ei Actor Natte was released at Bheigyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT), Palace Compound, Imphal on 25 October 2019.
It is a movie that sketches the unique story of the lovebirds Mani and Rashilembi. Rashilembi is an adopted daughter of Pamheiba. She is despised by his wife, Mani's mother. Rashilembi is compelled to leave her home after her foster mother plots against her. Mani becomes a lunatic to win Rashilembi back.
- Silheiba Ningthoujam as Mani
- Biju Ningombam as Rashilembi
- Ningthouja Joyvidya as Pamheiba, Mani's father
- Ningthoujam Rina as Mani's mother
- Surjit Saikhom
- Ibomcha (Kaboklei Inaocha)
- Denny Likmabam
- Poison (Kh. Debabrata)
- Kripalakshmi Gurumayum
- Heisnam Geeta
Ei Actor Natte won two awards out of the 12 nominations at the 9th MANIFA 2020 organised by Sahitya Seva Samiti, Kakching. It won the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment and Special Jury Mention Awards at the 13th Manipur State Film Awards 2020.
|13th Manipur State Film Awards 2020||Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment||Producer:
Homen D' Wai
|Special Jury Mention||Biju Ningombam||Won|
|9th MANIFA 2020||Best Actor in a Leading Role - Female||Biju Ningombam||Won|
|Best Editing||L. Mohendro||Won|
|Best Art Director||Ady Yengkokpam||Nominated|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Female||Rina Ningthoujam||Nominated|
|Best Feature Film||Producer:
Homen D' Wai
|Best Actor in a Leading Role - Male||Silheiba Ningthoujam||Nominated|
|Best Playback Singer - Female||Danubi Mangang||Nominated|
|Best Background Score||Nanao Sagolmang||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Boong Konjengbam||Nominated|
|Best Screenplay||Homen D' Wai||Nominated|
Tony Aheibam composed the soundtrack for the film and Homen D' Wai wrote the lyrics. The songs are titled Foreign Car and Phajare Ningthire.
|1.||"Foreign Car"||Homen D' Wai||Tony Aheibam||Gems Chongtham||04:21|
|2.||"Phajare Ningthire"||Homen D' Wai||Tony Aheibam||Danubi||05:01|
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