Bipasha Hayat has been chosen as a Jury member for the Dhaka International Conference on the topic "Women in Cinema". A fourteen-member jury panel comprising of local and international film experts will judge the films screened at the festival. Along with Bipasha Hayat, the panel will also include Imtiaz Ali, Morshedul Islam and Nurul Alam Atik as judges from Bangladesh. Regarding this Bipasha Hayat stated, "It is an honor to join the Jury Board of the Dhaka International Film Festival. We will be able to gather diverse experiences through the film exhibitions from different parts of the globe." She further said, "I will get the chance to understand the philosophies of different filmmakers behind their movie production." The 16th edition of Dhaka International Film Festival is going to take place from 12 to 20th January, 2018.