Mr. India

English (subtitled), 47 min, 2009, India

For many HIV positive persons life crawls towards a slow end after knowing about the disease but for Manipur born Mr. Khundrakpam Pradip Kumar Singh his actual life began in March 2000 when he learnt that he was infected with the deadly virus. Defying doctors who had warned him against the rigors of body building, Pradip joined a gymnasium. Nine years down the line, he has several achievements to his credit, including the 'Mr. Manipur' title. His next mission is to win the ‘Mr. India’ pageant.

Haobam Paban Kumar
Creative Crew
Irom Maipak
Awards and Screenings:

Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) for the Best Non-Feature film on Social Issues, 57th National Film Awards, India, 2009