Big Bangla Film Awards 2011 to Honor Best of Bengali Cinema

Soham, Sudipta, RJ Arnabi
Soham, Sudipta, RJ Arnabi

Anindya Chattopadhay, Arijit Dutta, Rajarshi Dey, RJ Arnabi, Terence Mandle
Anindya Chattopadhay, Arijit Dutta, Rajarshi Dey, RJ Arnabi, Terence Mandle

Calcutta, March 16, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) 92.7 Big Fm and it’s marketing arm Big Live which has so successfully organized ‘Big Bangla Music Awards’ and ‘Big Bangla Television Awards’ in the past is now organizing an award ceremony on a grand scale to honour and award deserving artistes of Tollywood.

The winners will again be chose on the basis of SMSes sent in by the public who will also receive a free invite when they SMS to nominate their favourite stars. Just like the previous two awards, there will be canter activation, mall activation and ballot boxes placed at alliance outlets. There will be 13 Popular categories and also 4 technical categories (includes awards for Art direction/editing/screenplay and cinematography).There will be 6 ‘BIG’ Awards for the best film/best director/best debut/music director and so on and so forth. A special award will be awarded to Mithun for his contribution to films as this is his 35th year since he has entered the industry. The lifetime achievement award will be awarded to Sandhya Roy.

The event will be telecast exclusively on ETV Bangla.The event is being sponsored by Mustraj Natural Mustard Oil .Bappaditya Bandhopadhay-eminent film director, Nitesh Sharma-producer, leading distributor and exhibitor Arijit Dutta and Anindya Chattapadhay of Chandrobindoo fame will be members of the jury who will select the final winners on that day.

Most of the members of the jury and Rajarshi Dey-Programming Head 92.7 Big Fm and Terence Mandle-Operations Head (East) 92.7 Big Fm were present at the Conclave recently where they met the members of the press to make the announcement of the event. The event was hosted by RJ Arnabi of 92.7 Big Fm.