The prominent National Film Awards were incepted in the year 1954. The Indian government’s Directorate of Film Festivals administrates the awards since 1973. Each year the government appoints a national panel to select the winning entry. The awards are presented by the President of India to the winners for the year. The award ceremony was introduced to encourage and honor the films directed across India and also promoted Indian art and culture. The ‘Best Feature Film in Manipuri’ award was first awarded to Makhonmani Mongsaba for the film ‘Chatledo Eidee’ in 2001. Till date no film is found suitable to be honored with the award.

The Winners For Silver Lotus Best Feature Film In Manipuri Award Are:

Chatledo Eidee
Makhonmani Mongsaba