Shillong, February 22 : On Sunday, February 19, 2011, the highly anticipated premiere show of the Manipuri feature film, Phijigee Mani, took place at the U SoSo Tham, State Central Library, Shillong, enthralling the audience with its moving storyline. The show sponsored by N E Brothers was a grand success with more than 60% occupancy of the hall. The event kicked off with the presentation of a bouquet to the supporting actress Miss. Momita by the producer of the film Mr. Manihar. It was followed by the reading out of the objectives of N E Brothers and synopsis of the movie.
“Phijigee Mani”, the first offering from the production house, Radha Govind Films, tells the story of a young girl Yaiphabee, who sets out on a journey to bring some changes and happiness in her family that has only seen woeful times. Disturbed by the past memories of her home-her family, it was not at all easy for her. This movie is a different treat for the audience as it breaks the monotony of the routine song and dance in Manipuri films. In fact, the film not only aimed to entertain the audience but also carry a strong and beautiful message about the mother-son relationship which was successfully delivered.
Directed by O.Gautam, the film is backed by power packed performance from its ensemble cast – Tonthoi, Abenao, Bony, Momita (introducing), Kumarjit, Shyamdhani, Shanti, Sorojini, Baby, Rainy. It is the first Manipuri digital movie to get selection for Indian Panorama 2011, IFFI, Goa.
The screening in Shillong was well received by the audience. The N E Brothers is please to inform that special request come from the audience to rescreen it. The decision on this will be announced soon. N E Brothers also would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in Shillong for making the event a grand success.
The interaction with the audience post the screening has given the assurance that N E Brothers is heading in the right direction. Next, on the mission of the N E Brothers is to promote more such quality Manipuri films on a larger scale, taking these films beyond North Eastern regions. With this objective, N E Brothers will screen the movie in Pune on 25th March 2012 and Hyderabad in the coming months.
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