Last Updated on February 17, 2023 by SPN Editor
Dubbed Manipuri films will enter foreign market soon. A plan has been made to market Manipuri films into other Indian cities and foreign countries through dubbing our films. As part of the 18th foundation day of Film Forum Manipur, Outer Manipur MP Dr Lorho S Pfoze launched a company known as Pakhangba Dubbing and Distribution Corporation (PDDC) under the aegis of Film Forum Manipur and Cloud Entertainment Network Private Limited.
Aim of the new company is to dubbed Manipuri films, both tribal and Manipuri digital films into other Indian languages and few International languages to tap the global market.
Mayanglambam Khelendra advisor of PDDC is hopeful that dubbed Manipuri films will be accepted in foreign market which will promote the local talents.
The 18th foundation day of Film Forum Manipur (FFM) was celebrated on Monday at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Palace Compound.
Langthabal AC MLA Karam Shyam Singh, Film Forum Manipur chairman L Surjakanta Sharma and eminent film maker Padmashree Aribam Shyam Sharma graced the occasion as chief guest, functional president and guest of honour respectively.
Speaking on the occasion Karam Shyam Singh said that film is a powerful medium. The Manipuri film industry has completed 50 years. It has produced a few quality films so far and some of them have got international and national awards, he said.
Manipur is a land of art and culture, Shyam said, but added that the actors and film producers of the state have a lot of grievances. We have come across many cinema halls being closed down due to loss of money. He appealed to the film producers to make quality movies.
He said film is a part of education, besides being the mirror of society. Film can uplift a society, the MLA said, noting that Manipuri cinema has made immense contributions in the world of cinema.
The artists should possess the spirit of the art and should not work only for financial gain, he urged. A good actor naturally attracts money, he added.
As part of the occasion, advisors of FFM, former chairmen and secretaries of FFM, film producers and directors were felicitated.