Legendary Bangladeshi actor and film director, Abdur Razzak, more commonly referred to as Nayak Raj Razzak, has been conferred with a lifetime achievement award by the Tele Cine Awards in Kolkata, while the King Khan of Dhallywood, Shakib Khan will be awarded as the best actor of the year.
The actor will be recognised with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution in films, in both the countries, and Shakib Khan will be receiving the best actor award for his brilliant performance in Shikari, confirmed the organisers.
Moreover, another lifetime achievement award will be given to legendary Tollywood actor Ranjan Mallik for his unparalleled contribution to Kolkata films.
Bangladeshi singers Ayub Bachchu, Habib Wahid, and Kona will be awarded for their contribution in the field.
Actress Nusrat Faria will also be recognised at the event for her popularity in both the industries of Bangladesh and India.
The Tele Cine Award will be handed over to it’s recipients on June 4, in Kolkata.
Starting its journey back in 2000, the Tele Cine Awards was founded by Mrinmoy Kanjilal, the general secretary of the Tele Cine Awards and secretary of The Tele Cine Society, a non-profitable organisation registered under the Society Act by the Government of West Bengal.
The Tele Cine Society has organised 16 award shows since its inception and has recognised a number of Bangladeshi artists, musicians, and directors for their contribution in their respective fields including the likes of Jaya Ahsan, Masud Pathik, director of Nekabborer Mahaprayan, and singer Shahriar Rafat.