CM launches first Nagamese film Nani Teri Morni

CM launches first Nagamese film Nani Teri Morni
Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio presenting the Bravery Awards to Children

Dimapur, October 9: Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday launched the first Nagamese film “Nani Teri Morni” at the Nagaland Children’s Film Festival at RCEMPA Auditorium Jotsoma.
Nani Teri Morni is based on the story of Mhonbeni Ezung, the winner of National Bravery Award in 2015.
The CM termed the launching of the 1st Nagamese film as a momentous occasion, as it is shot in Nagaland and based on the inspiring story of Mhonbeni Ezung, the winner of National Bravery Award, 2015. He said that it’s truly an inspiring story and believed that the students who watches the film will get motivated after learning her story on how she saved her grandmother.
Rio also congratulated the artistes and the entire team of the film for taking the initiative of producing the film and believed with active involvement of all we can promote film industry in Nagaland. He added that cinema is a medium to express one’s voice and ideas, and so it will encourage children to think outside the box and challenges them to develop unique ideas and concepts.
Rio mentioned that Nagaland known for its beautiful landscape, natural beauty , culture and traditions, ranging from legendary head hunters, to the stories of second world war and the struggle of Naga identity and stories of insurgency and peace is a subject on which many researchers have worked on and can be subject for writing books and making films.
Congratulating the Children Film Society, India (CFSI) for the initiative in organizing the festival, the CM stated that the CFSI has organised the festival realising the importance of developing positive traits amongst children by exposure them to healthy and educative films. He encouraged the youths to be groomed from the formative years to become responsible citizens.
Chairperson, CFSI, Swati Pandey, IPS expressed happiness to be a part of the festival and conveyed gratitude to the Chief Minister and other State officials for supporting and promoting the children’s film festival in the State. She said the film ‘Nani Teri Morni’ is a movie solely shot in Nagamese dialect.
She also urged the State government to make the children’s film festival an annual event so as to capture the young and talented persons to promote and execute their innovative ideas in the film industry. She also mentioned about the bravery and courage of Mhonbeni Ezung, who is holding the title of the youngest bravery award. (Page News Service)