Sermon Tokbi bags best child artist award in the film ‘Kanghon Korhon Jangreso’
DIPHU, Feb 12: “Lekha -2” produced by Herbert Kro and directed by Jibon Terang was chosen as the best feature film in the 8th Rangsina Sarpo Film Awards presented by art and culture department of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC).
The awards were presented by chief executive member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang in a function held at the Auditorium of Arboretum cum Craft Centre, Matipung on Monday evening.
Jibon Teron was selected as the best script writer for the film “Lekha-2”. The best playback singer award for male and female were drawn by the film “Kanghon Korhon Jangreso” for the song “Pirbi Angbong” by Semson Engti and Nitu Timungpi respectively. The best lyrics award went to Semson Engti for the song “Pirbi Angbong” in the film “Kanghon Korhon Jangreso”. Best music director went to Horen Tokbi for the film “Pei Ne Kachinghon”, best actor male went to Bijoy Lekthe for the film “Pei Ne Kachinghon” and best actor female went to Malin Engtipi for “Hai-i-mu”, the best director went to Jibon Teron for “Lekha-2” and best film was also “Lekha-2” and best jury of the year went to Sundor sing Tokbi for “Jakong”.
The best costume director was presented to Rajika Rongpharpi for the film “Lekha-2”, best choreographer went to Dhonison Terang for the film “Lekha-2”, best comedian award was given to Hori Timung in “Lekha-2” and best videographer by Bhaskar Doley in “Lekha-2”.
The best actor in negative role male and female were presented to Crosswell Timung and Lily Rongpharpi respectively for the film “Pei Ne Kachinghon”, best art director to Dilip Bey for the film “Hai-i-mu” and best child artist went to Sermon Tokbi in the film “Kanghon Korhon Jangreso”.
The best supporting actor male and female were presented to Dilip Bey and Ruplin Kropi respectively for the film “Lekha-2”.
The screening committee and final selection committee for the award comprised of chairman Chitra Kr. Bey and members Rajib Kro, Tuseswar Terang, Chandro Sing Dera, Pansing Kro, Bindu Terangpi and Dipali Amphi Chetia.
In his address, CEM Ronghang said, “When the Karbis did not have any language, song and dance, the Almighty sent Rangsina Sarpo, whom we regard as the legendary musician. When he (Rangsina Sarpo) first came, he settled at Inghin Anglong in West Karbi Anglong. Rangsina Sarpo first taught the fist songs to Longbi and Chedu which is in present Telehor in Jengkha of West Karbi Anglong.”
The language, art and culture should be preserved through films, Ronghang said.
KAAC chairman Longki Timung, deputy chairman Ritesh Enghi and Karbi Cultural Society (KCS) president Chandrasing Kro along with other EMs and MAC of KAAC attended in the function.