National Movie Awards (Bangladesh)

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National Movie Awards
Riaz National Award Receiving.jpg
Awarded forexcellence in Bangladeshi movie
Presented byMinistry of Information
LocationDhaka
CountryBangladesh
First awarded1975
Last awarded2015
Official websitemoi.gov.bd


National Movie Awards (Bengali: জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার) is the highest awards given by the Government of Bangladesh to the actors and technicians of Bangladeshi movie industry. It was introduced in 1976.[1] Every year, a national panel is appointed by the government to select winners. The panel consists of movie personalities, journalists and social activists.[2][3]

Award categories[change | change source]

Merit awards[change | change source]

  • Best Movie
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Child Actor
  • Best Villain
  • Best Comedian
  • Best Music Director
  • Best Music Composer
  • Best Lyrics
  • Best Male Playback Singer
  • Best Female Playback Singer

Technical awards[change | change source]

  • Best Story
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Editing
  • Best Choreography
  • Best Sound Recording
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Make-up
  • Best Special Effects

Special awards[change | change source]

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (introduced in 2009)
  • Special Jury Award
  • Best Short Movie

References[change | change source]

  1. "Film, Feature". banglapedia.org. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  2. "National Film Award celebrates Bangladeshi film history – Dhaka Tribune". Dhaka Tribune. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. "PM gives away film awards". bdnews24.com. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 14 December 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]