Maya Choudhury

Actor , Imphal

Maya Choudhury, born in Imphal, Manipur, is an Indian actress who has made significant contributions to Manipuri cinema. Her career spans over two decades, during which she has appeared in more than 40 Manipuri films.

In 1988, Maya Choudhury made her acting debut in the celluloid film “Meichak,” directed by Laimayum Banka Sharma. The same year, she participated in Miss Manipur 1998, where she secured the 2nd runner-up position and won five other subtitles. Her initial foray into acting was followed by two other celluloid films before she took a break due to marriage.

Maya Choudhury returned to acting after marriage, crediting her husband and family for their support. Some of her notable films include “Basantagee Nongallamdai” trilogy, “Oneness (2022)” (where she plays the protagonist), “21st Century’s Kunti (2010)”, “Tomthin Shija (2017)”, “Imoinu (2015)”, “Pandam Amada (2019)” (selected for international film festivals).

Maya’s versatility shines through her roles in various genres, from family dramas to thought-provoking narratives. As of 2023, Maya Choudhury has finished filming “Oneness (2022),” directed by Priyakanta Laishram. This groundbreaking film is Manipur’s first gay-themed movie and sheds light on the alleged honor killing of a Manipuri gay youth. In “Oneness,” Maya portrays the protagonist, further demonstrating her commitment to diverse and impactful storytelling.

Maya Choudhury’s journey from her debut to her powerful comeback and her involvement in socially relevant cinema exemplify her dedication to both art and societal change. Her influence extends beyond the screen, making her a respected figure in Manipuri cinema and culture.

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Personal Details

Nick Name / Other Name
Born / Birth Date Mar 03, 1980
Age 44 years, 3 months and 14 days
Birth Place Brahmapur Thangapat Mapal, Imphal
Street / Home Palace Compound
Region Imphal Manipur India
Height (cm) 165 (5 feet 4 inches)

Awards

1 Nominations, 0 Wins

Nominations

Leading Actor
Imoinu II (2022) - Feature
Tomthin Shija (2017) - Feature
Dr. Ayingbi Shija/ Tomthin's Mother
Leikhamton (2014) - Feature
Leikham
21st Century's Kunti (2010) - Feature
Rajlakshmi
Kanadano (2010) - Feature
Lambidudei (2010) - Feature
Saklon Amada (2010) - Feature
Memthoi
Liklaai (2008) - Feature
Liklaai
Badanam (2006) - Feature
CID Inspector (2006) - Non Feature
Anjali (2005) - Feature
All Cast
Imoinu II (2022) - Feature
Laija Lembi (2022) - Feature
Aronba Wari (2020) - Feature
Hiyai (2018) - Feature
Leima
Kanana Ngamge Yengnase (2018) - Courtyard Theater
Ahing Mamei (2010) - Feature
Kanadano (2010) - Feature
Lambidudei (2010) - Feature
Tingkhang (2010) - Feature
Utaangbi (2009) - Feature
Badanam (2006) - Feature
CID Inspector (2006) - Non Feature
Anjali (2005) - Feature
Meichak (2000) - Feature
Director

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