The Department of Information & Public Relations, Nagaland has selected five individuals from film and related fields from the state to attend the 18th Mumbai International Film Festival, 2024. The five participants will be representing Nagaland at the festival to be held in Mumbai from 18 to 21 June 2024.


Chiam Shiu is a student currently pursuing Applied Acting at Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute in Assam. Kikru Neikha from Kohima is an actor, model, and content creator who has collaborated with multiple e-commerce companies. Supongnukshi Pongener is a cinematographer from Dimapur with a passion for photography and filmmaking.

Jackto Wotsa is an audio engineer for R&N (Reckless Films and New Life Studio). He is also the mixing engineer for MusikA, Dimapur. Thejanguzo Titus Pienyü has worked with India TV as a video journalist and served as the second director of cinematography in two Bollywood productions, Fugly and Aayee Bala Ko Taal Tu. He is the co-founder of StillFilms Production, a production house that works with local artists.

The participation at MIFF is an initiative of the National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, in collaboration with the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR).

As the nodal department for films and related matters in Nagaland, DIPR aims to promote local talent by providing them with invaluable exposure and a prestigious platform. This initiative underscores the department’s commitment to fostering the growth and recognition of Nagaland’s vibrant film community, offering a unique opportunity for local filmmakers, actors, and industry professionals to gain insights into the broader film landscape.

By facilitating the participation of these five individuals at the Mumbai International Film Festival, DIPR and NFDC aim to shine a spotlight on Nagaland’s creative potential, encouraging further development and recognition of the region’s artistic contributions on a national and international stage.

Mokokchung Times

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