North Eastern India is known for its rich cultural heritage, more so for the performing art. Assam alone has galaxy of film directors, singers, actors, actresses and models. Each has set a signature on their rightful claims in Bollywood. Assam also has abundance of Reality Show talents reining in various channels on Television. In recent years artists from Manipur are gaining firmer footing in celluloid world both in Bollywood, Pune and now even in South India inspite of the ban on Hindi movies in theatres across Manipur by the outlawed outfits.
Manipur is known to the outside world as one of the most disturbed states in the North East. The banning of Hindi movies and songs has forced ouster of non – indigenous tribals, which has cast a bad light on the state. However, the youth with so much potential did not restrict themselves to the live theatre which is extremely popular in Manipur, and one of the modes of entertainment.