Thingyan Moe

Thingyan Moe (, ) is a 1985 Burmese film directed by Maung Tin Oo and starring Nay Aung, Zin Wine, Khin Than Nu and May Than Nu. The movie follows the life of a musician from 1959 to 1982, with many of the scenes set at traditional Thingyan celebrations.


The story begins with poor pianist Nyein Maung, and wealthy teenage girl in Mandalay, Khin Khin Htar, falling in love. Htar asks Nyein Maung to elope but he is forced to go to his sick mother instead. In his absence, Htar is brought back by her mother and forced to accept an arranged marriage. Htar asks Nyein Maung to play the song 'Nat Ko To Chit tha mya' at her wedding ceremony. After Htar's wedding ceremony, Neing Maung drinks too much alcohol, falls asleep, dreams about Htar giving money to him, and thinks that Htar left him because of money. After several months, Nyein Maung marries Mya Khet, and the movie turns into studio musical.