The Bharat Bangladesh Film Awards (BBFA) will take place for the first time. The occasion is scheduled to be held in Dhaka at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB), today. Film Federation of India (FFI) is organising the award ceremony. The programme will be jointly hosted by Shahriar Nazim Joy and comedian Mir Afsar Ali.
A total of 24 awards in the categories of popular, technical and regional will be rewarded to the artistes in this programme. Senior actor Anwara will receive the lifetime achievement award along with popular Indian actor Ranjit Mallick. The artistes from Bangladesh and West Bengal will be present at the event.
Right before receiving the award, Anwara shares her feelings, over the phone. “Receiving awards are respectful. This is the happiest moment of my life and I am honoured to receive this award.”