Ri: Homeland of Uncertainty, a Khasi film was adjudged as the Best film in a ‘Language other than those mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of Indian Constitution’ at the 61st National Film Awards.
The 110-minute film helmed by Pradip Kurbah, is the first of his two National Awards. Pradip won his 2nd National Awards for much acclaimed Onaatah, which is now being remade in Marathi language. A Hindi version of the same is also on the cards
Ri has been co-produced by Kurbah with Ribiang Tlang, Heithmu Phawa and Sajeki Passah. The film has militancy in Meghalaya as its background but actually it deals with human feelings and relationships. Filmed partly in Bangladesh where all the arms deals happen,
Ri: Homeland of Uncertainty, revolves around the times when there was raging war between the administration and also a rising terror outfit. The plot line revolves around a protagonist who has constant battles between his ideology and conscience, finally giving deciding to join the terror wing. He finally decides to change his decision after having various guilt trips.
Directed by Pradip Kurbah | CAST: Merlvin Jude Mukhim , Albert Mawrie, Elgiva Shullai , Anvil Laloo , Lapynhun Sun, Bob Kharpuli, Ampolous Rajee