Maisnam Amubi Singh
Manipur, India
OccupationClassical dancer
Known forManipuri dance
AwardsPadma Shri
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

Maisnam Amubi Singh was an exponent of the Indian classical dance form of Manipuri,[1] and the founding supervisor of the Jawaharlal Nehru Manipuri Dance Academy.[2][3] Singh, who was credited with pioneering solo dance in Manipuri,[2] was the first winner of Sangeet Natak Akademi award from the state of Manipur which he won in 1956.[4] He was honoured by the Government of India in 1970 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "JNMDA". Sangeet Natak Akademi. 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b "E Pao". E Pao. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. ^ "SNA". SNA. 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Sangeet Natak Akademi award". Sangeet Natak Akademi. 2015. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Padma Shri" (PDF). Padma Shri. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 October 2015. Retrieved 11 November 2014.