DHAKA: The National Film Awards-2017 and 2018 were distributed among the winners at a gala ceremony at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) here on Sunday (Dec 08).
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the awards, the highest recognition to the contribution of artistes in Bangladeshi films, at the BICC in afternoon.
The names of the recipients of National Film Award 2017 and 2018 were announced in 27 and 28 categories respectively earlier on November 7.
Veteran film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman and actress Salma Begum Sujata jointly won the lifetime achievement award of 2017 for their contributions to the film industry while actor, producer and director MA Alamgir and actor Prabir Mitra won the lifetime award for 2018.
The movie “Dhaka Attack” won the best film award of 2017 while ‘Putro’ won the award for 2018.
Badrul Anam Soud has been adjudged the best director for his film “Gohin Baluchar” for 2017 and Mustafizur Rahman Manik won the award for film ‘Jannat’ for 2018.
Actor Shakib Khan, and Mahbubul Arefin Shuvo were jointly named the best actor for leading role in film ‘Satta’ and ‘Dhaka Attack’ respectively for 2017.
Actor Ferdous Ahmed and Sadik Md Saiman (Saiman Sadik) have been adjudged for best actor for films ‘Putra’ and ‘Jannat’ respectively for 2018.
Nusrat Imrose Tisha received the best actress in leading role award 2017 for film ‘Halda’ while Joya Ahsan won the award for 2018 for her role in film ‘Debi’.
Singer Mamtaz Begum was adjudged the best female singer for her song “Na Jani Kon Aporadhe” in the film “Satta” for 2017 while the award for 2018 jointly went to Sabina Yasmin for her song “Bhule Man Oviman’ in film ‘Putra’ and Akhi Alamgir for her song ‘Golpo Kothar Oi’ in film ‘Ektee Cinemar Golpo’.
BDST: 1800 HRS, DEC 08, 2019