The 44th National Film Awards 2019 will be held on Sunday.
The event is being held at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Agargaon. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will join the program via Ganobhaban video conference. This information was informed in a press release from the Ministry of Information.
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud, who is chairing the function, will present the prizes to the winners on behalf of the Prime Minister.
State Information Minister Murad Hasan and Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Information Ministry and former Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu will be the special guests. Information Secretary Khwaja Mia will provide the welcome address. Prominent people from the field of film and culture will participate.
From the films made in 2019, the jury selected 31 people for the national award, including 8 pairs in 25 categories. Along with this, Masood Parvez (Sohail Rana) and Akhter Suchanda of Kohinoor will be inaugurated this year with awards for lifelong achievements for their special contribution in the film.
On December 3 last year, the Ministry of Information issued a notification for the 2019 National Film Award.
According to the notification, the list of nominees for the award-
Lifetime Achievement Award (Joint): Prominent film actor Masood Parvez (Sohail Rana) and actress Kohinoor Akhter Suchanda.
Best Film Director: Tanim Rahman Anshu (No Dry).
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Tariq Anam Khan (Jump Again).
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Sunerah Binte Kamal (no dry).
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Fazlur Rahman Babu (Fagun Hawaii).
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nargis Akhtar (Hosne Ara) (Maya The Lost Mother).
Best Actor / Actress in the Role of Khal: Zahid Hasan (Sapludu).
Best Child Artist (joint) Naimur Rahman Apan (Black Cloud Raft) and Afrin Akter (As One Day).
Best Music Director: Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury Emon (Maya The Lost Mother).
Best Movie (Common): After Dorai and Fagun Hawaii.
Best Short Film: Women’s Life.
Best Documentary: That Was Dark.
Best Dance Director: Habibur Rahman (I did not find the right person).
Best Singer: Mrinal Kanti Das (You See …) (Shuttle Train).
Best singer (common): Mumtaz Begum (on the east side of the house …) (Maya the lost mother) and Fatima-Tuz-Zahra Oishee (Maya, Maya Re …) (Maya the lost mother).