Mayanglambam Romi Meitei

Director , Imphal

Romi Meitei (born 19 September 1976) is an Indian film director and lyricist who works in Manipuri films. He is a recipient of several awards at several film festivals organised in India and abroad and has directed movies for around two decades. Thoiba Thoibi, Inga Nonglakta, Manithoiba, Natephamda Tero, Chumthang Makhong, Mikithi and Dharmagi Mingda Imagidamak are some of the well-known movies he directed. He has also made films which are adaptations of famous radio plays and Shumang Kumheis. Imagi Laman Singamdre, Yotpi, Sanagi Nga, Sangbrei Managi Chenghi Manam, Hiktharaba Samji: Pizza are among such films. In 2017, he directed a music video titled Nura Pakhang. It is a Portuguese and Meitei language collaboration music video on the present situation of Manipuri pony. As of 2022, his feature film Eikhoigi Yum Won FIPRESCI International Federation of Film Critics Award for the best International Film and NETPAC Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema Jury Special Mention at the 27th International Film Festival of Kerala.
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Personal Details

Nick Name / Other Name
Born / Birth Date Sep 19, 1976
Age 47 years, 8 months and 29 days
Birth Place Imphal
Street / Home Wangkhei Pukhrambam Leirak
Region Imphal Manipur India

Known For

Eikhoigi Yum
Best Feature Film
The Tainted Mirror
Best Film
The Tainted Mirror
Special Jury Award
Yours Faithfully
Best Short Film (Non-Feature Film)


7 Nominations, 6 Wins


Yotpi (2018) - Film
Amukta Ani (2014) - Film
Direction & Screenplay
Karfew (2013) - Film
Khuji (2007) - Film
The Tainted Mirror (2020) - Film
Story & Screenplay
Amuktang-ga Haikho (2018) - Film
Karfew (2013) - Film
Story & Screenplay
Mounao Thoibi (2013) - Film
Dhrubatara (2007) - Film
Manithoiba (2007) - Film
Screenplay and Dialogue
Other Crew
Moreh Maru (2016) - Film
Lyrics - Music Department
Mounao Thoibi (2013) - Film
Lyrics by - Music Department
Ashit Awaanthada Pee Thadoi Ahum (2010) - Film
lyrics - Music Department
Lengdaba Lan (2008) - Film
Lyrics - Music Department
Manithoiba (2007) - Film
Lyrics by - Music Department


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