Kiren Rijiju launched the trailer of the first Tagine language film

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Kiren Rijiju launched the trailer of the first Tagine language film

The trailer of 'Love in 90s', the first film made in Tagin language of Arunachal Pradesh, was launched by Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju on 6th May in New Delhi. 

An overview of the news

  • The film depicts the vibrant and colorful world of the 90s, based on the Tagin community in Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh and the first film made entirely in Tagin language.

  • Directed by Tapen Natam, the film brings to the national platform the rich culture, tradition and local filmmaking initiatives of Arunachal Pradesh.

  • The film highlights the love story of two youths amidst the challenges faced by this community in Arunachal Pradesh during the 1990s.

  • The film not only celebrates local talent and filmmaking initiatives, but also offers a unique perspective on the struggles and triumphs of the Tagin community.

  • Through this film, viewers can witness the beauty and rich heritage of Tagine culture and traditions.

About Tagine Community 

  • Tagin or Ghasi Miri tribe is one of the prominent tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, members of the Tani tribe descended from Abu Tani.

  • Most tagines are in Upper Subansiri district, but are also found in surrounding districts, especially in West Siang and Papum Pare.

  • The most important festival of the Tagins is the Si-Doni Festival, in which the Earth (Si) and the Sun (Doni) are worshiped.

  • The notable personality of this community is Tapi Mra (1st Everest Climber).

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