Film Director Aribam Syam Sharma Returns Padmashree in Protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill
He was honoured with the Padmashree in 2006.
Veteran filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma has returned his Padmashree Award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Sharma is popularly known as the Satyajit Ray of Manipur. He was honoured with the Padmashree in 2006.
Sharma’s film Ishanou (The Chosen One) was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival in 1991.