National Film Awards ‘08 announced
National Film Awards for the year 2008 were announced on February 11. An eleven-member jury, chaired by the additional secretary to the Ministry of Information, selected the winners in different categories, says a press release.
For the year 2008, 24 awards in 23 categories are being conferred. Young filmmaker Murad Parvez's "Chandragrahan" bagged the best film award.
Poppy won the best actress award for her role in "Megher Koley Roud". Shams Sumon received best supporting actor award for the film "Swapno-puron" and Zahiruddin Piar received best actor in a negative role for "Chandra-grahan". Dilara Zaman and Champa jointly won the best supporting actress award for "Chandragrahan".
Awards also went to: Andrew Kishor (best male playback singer for the film "Ki Jadu Korila"), Kanak Chapa (best female playback singer for "Ek Takar Bou"), Kabir Bakul (best lyricist for "Megher Koley Roud") and Alam Khan (best composer for "Ki Jadu Korila").