Bangladesh Film Directors’ Guild, also known as Chalachitra Parichalak Samiti, will honour twenty one film personalities who have been awarded with the prestigious Ekushey Padak.
According to Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar, president of the organization, a felicitation ceremony will be held to honour the winners on the last week of February.
Among the recipients, the award has been conferred on actor Humayun Faridi and Ilias Kanhcon this year.
“Our forerunners, including the likes of Zahir Raihan, Abdul Zabbar Khan, Sadek Khan, Khan Atatur Rahman, will be felicitated in the ceremony,” said Gulzar.
He added, “We will honour all of the twenty one Ekushey Padak winning film personalities, including the ones who left us forever and also the ones alive.”
Sources confirm that the ceremony is likely to take place on February 26 or 27. A complete list of the winners along with the details of the event will soon be announced by the Directors’ Guild.