अहॉंगशंगबम प्रियारानी देवी

Shrimati Ahongshangbam Priyarani Devi was born on 2 March 1984 in Manipur. She completed her Diploma in Manipuri dance and Nata-Sankirtana from JNMDA, Imphal. She has performed in various festivals organized at the national level, including Ukai Kappa organized by Laihui Ensemble, Imphal; Loi Kaba; Lei Langba; Urarol; Lirelshei; Yaifabi the Blessed; Octave 2007; and the Desh Parva of Sangeet Natak Akademi organized during the XIXth Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. She has also performed in various festivals organized abroad, including at the fourth Surin International Folklore Festival, Thailand, and the International Theatre Festival at Dhaka.
She received a national scholarship in the field of traditional music of Manipur in 2005, and also received the Manipur State Kala Akademi scholarship in the field of Manipuri Traditional Song in 2009.
Shrimati Ahongshangbam Priyarani Devi is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2010 for her talent in the field of Folk Music of Manipur.