Thongdok made his directorial debut with 'Crossing Bridges', about a young Mumbai based web designer Tashi, who after losing his job returns to his native village located in the remote northeast region of India.

Alienated and disconnected from his culture, Tashi begins an emotional journey to rediscover his roots and in the process discovers his identity through the people he meets.

Made with an estimated budget of Rs 2.5 crore 'Crossing Bridges', shot in Shergaon, Bombila, Chuk village and Nagarjiji in Arunachal Pradesh, is the first film to be made in Sherdukpen, a tribal dialect spoken in the state's West Kameng district.

Starring Dorjee Phuntso as Tashi along with Anshu Jamsenpa, the film was earlier selected for the Work In Progress Lab as part of the NDFC film Bazaar 2012.
Marina Doye is the latest model-actor from the state to enter Bollywood.

She starred in 'Ladies First', which released in early 2014 and is now stars in 'Life Mein Twist Hai', directed by Dinesh Soni and produced by Shyam Kedia, Umesh Sethiya and Jitender Srivastava under Shree Shyam Entertainment banner.
"To break the traditional bondage to fly while remaining alive to my roots in my native Seren village, promoted me to choose Bollywood as a career," Marina said.
'Life Mein Twist Hai' is a suspense movie, in which Marina plays a young college lecturer. The movie also stars Alok Nath, Mustaq Khan, Gulshan, Banwali, Sahil AKhtar, Chandan Kumar, Archana Singh, Mihseel Sah, Manish Uppal, among others.