Diphu, February 12, 2019:
The eighth edition of the much-awaited ‘Rangsina Sarpo’ Award and Folk Artist award ceremony was held at Arboretum cum craft center garden at Matipung at Karbi Anglong district’s Diphu on Monday.
The ‘Best script’ and ‘Best Director’ awards went to Jibon Teron, while ‘Lekha2’ was recognized as the ‘Best film’ of 2019. Folk Artists Award 2019 was awarded to Khorsing Rongpi Havarkehat (Harowghat). Best Actor (male) award went to Bijoy Lekthe, while Malin Ingtipi won the award in the female category.
In total, there were 21 categories in which awards were handed out for excellence in Karbi cinema. Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council CEM Tuliram Ronghang attended the ceremony as Chief Guest. Many dignitaries, as well as artists from the region, were also present.