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Filmfare Awards East

Filmfare Awards East
3rd Filmfare Awards East
Awarded for Best in film
Country India
Presented by Filmfare
First awarded
Website Filmfare Awards East
Television/radio coverage
Network Colors Bangla (2014-present)

Filmfare Awards East is the East Indian segment of the annual Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group to honour the artistic and cinematic excellence in Bengali film industry, Assamese film industry and Odia film industry.The first installment of the awards were held for Bengali, Assamese and Odia films in a ceremony on March 29, 2014.[2] The award ceremony was discontinued for 2015 and 2016, then again continued from 2017.

History

On March 8, 2014, in a press conference held at Kolkata, the Worldwide Media group announced that Filmfare Award is debuting in Eastern India to honour the best cinematic artistic talent of the region. In the inaugural installment, awards in 29 categories would be given away at the Science City auditorium, Kolkata on March 29, 2014. The awards would include 21 trophies for Bengali movies and four each for Odia and Assamese films. The four categories for both Odia and Assamese films are Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress.[3][4] The winners would be selected from 102 entries in Bengali films, 36 and 14 entries respectively from the Odia and Assamese films.[3] Bengali film actor Prosenjit Chatterjee was present as the chief guest in that occasion.[5][6][7] Thereafter two other press conferences followed in Bhubaneswar on March 11[3][8] and Guwahati on March 14, 2014[9][4] in the presence of Odia film actor Anubhav Mohanty and Assamese film actors Kopil Bora and Zerifa Wahid respectively. From 2017 the award is given only to Bengali film industry.

Previous Years Winners

Bengali Cinema [1]
1963
Best Film
1964
Best Film
1965
Best Film
  • Atithi - S. N. Sircar
1966
Best Film
1967
Best Film
1968
Best Film
  • Apanjan - R. K. Kapoor
1969
Best Film
  • Kamal Lata - Nirel Sil
1970
Best Film
1971
Best Film
  • Nimantran - Bharat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana
1972
Best Film
  • Mem Saheb - Ashim Bhattacharjee
1973
Best Film
1974
Best Film Best Director
  • Piyush Bose - Bikaley Bhorer Phool
Best Actor Best Actress
1975
Best Film Best Director
  • Sansar Simante - Subir Ghosh
Best Actor Best Actress
1976
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
1977
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
1978
Best Film Best Director
  • Baarbodhu - Dehabrata Sircar
  • Bijoy Chatterjee - Baarbodhu
Best Actor Best Actress
1979
Best Film Best Director
  • Ganadevata - Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal
Best Actor Best Actress
1980
Best Film Best Director
  • Bancharamer Bagan
Best Actor Best Actress
1981
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
  • Sumitra Mukherjee - Baisakhi Megh
1982
Best Film Best Director
  • Kharij - Bishwanath Agarwal
    Sabyasachi Chakravarthy
Best Actor Best Actress
1983
Best Film Best Director
  • Chokh - Department of Information & Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal
Best Actor Best Actress
1985
Best Film Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress

References

  1. ^ a b Reed, Sir Stanley (26 May 1984). "The Times of India Directory and Year Book Including Who's who". Bennett, Coleman. – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "First Filmfare Awards for east India". Zee News. Kolkata. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Black Lady on Odia cinema doorstep". The Times of India. Bhubaneswar. TNN. 12 March 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "'Black Lady' unveiled for Filmfare Awards East". Post Jagaran. Guwahati. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Filmfare to toast east's revival". The Times of India. Kolkata. TNN. 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  6. ^ "Filmfare steps into eastern turf". The Indian Express. Kolkata. Press Trust of India. 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  7. ^ "Prosenjit announces East Filmfare Awards". Filmfare. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
  8. ^ Niharika (14 March 2014). "Vivel Brings Black Lady to East". The New Indian Express. Bhubaneswar. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  9. ^ "'Black Lady' unveiled for Filmfare Awards East". IBN Live. Guwahati. Press Trust of India. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014.

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