The government will distribute the National Film Award 2016 on 8 July in 26 categories, recognising their contributions to the industry.
On 5 April, the information ministry announced the names of the National Film Award recipients for the year 2016.
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hand over the award through a programme at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital.
‘Aggyatonama’ has been awarded as the best film of the year and its producer Faridur Reza Sagar has been mentioned as the awardee for it.
Shahiduzzaman Selim was awarded the best actor in negative role for the film ‘Oggatonama ‘.
Tauquir Ahmed won the best story writer for the film ‘Oggatonama’.
Amitabh Reza Chowdhury has been awarded the best director award for his film ‘Aynabaji’.
The best script writer award went jointly to Onom Biswas and Goushul Azam for the film ‘Aynabaji’.
The best editor award went to Iqbal Ahsanul Kabir for the film ‘Aynabaji’.
Chanchal Chowdhury has been adjudged the best actor for ‘Aynabaji’.
The best actress award went to Afroza Imroz Tisha and Kushum Chowdhury jointly for their films ‘Ostitto’ and ‘Shonkhochil’ respectively.
The best supporting actress award went to Tania Ahmed for her film ‘Krishnapakkha’.
The best child actor award went to Anum Rahman Khan for his role in the film ‘Shankhachil’.
The best supporting actor award went to Ali Raz and Fazlur Rahman Babu jointly for their films ‘Purey Jai Mon’ and ‘Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey’ respectively.
Syeda Rubayyat Hossain was awarded as the best dialogue writer for the film ‘Under Construction’
Emon Shaha bagged the best music director’s award for the film ‘Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey’.
Md Habib was adjudged the best dance director for the film ‘Niyoti’.
Wakil Ahmed was declared the best singer (male) for his song ‘Amrito Megher Bari’ in the film ‘Darpan Bisharjan’.
Meher Afroz Shaon was adjudged the best female singer for her song ‘Jodi Mon Kandey Tumi Choley Esho’ in the film ‘Krishnapakkha’.
Gazi Mazharul Anwar was declared as the best lyricist for his song ‘Bidhirey, O Bidhi Bidhi’ in the film ‘Meyeti Ekhon Kothay Jabey’.
Emon Shaha was also declared the best composer for the song ‘Bidhirey, O Bidhi Bidhi…’
SM Kamrul Ahsan has been awarded for his film ‘Ghran’ as the best film producer in the short film category.
In the best documentary category, ‘Jonmoshathi’ has been awarded the best film and Ekattur Media Ltd and Muktijuddho Jadughar have been jointly awarded for it.
Farida Akhter, better known by her screen name Babita, and Akbar Hossain Pathan, also better known by his screen name Faruq, have jointly been awarded the lifetime awards.
Uttam Guha was adjudged the best art director for the film ‘Shankhachil’. Rashed Zaman was proclaimed as the best cinematographer for the film ‘Aynabaji’. Ripon Nath was adjudged the best sound recordist for the film ‘Aynabaji’.
The best dress and decoration award jointly went to Sattar and Farzana Shan for the films ‘Niyoti’ and ‘Aynabaji’, respectively.
Manik was adjudged as the best make-up man for the film ‘Under-Construction’.