Film actor Moushumi already announced that she will run for the position of president this year
Film star and road safety activist Ilias Kanchan will be the election commissioner of the upcoming Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti. Other two election commissioners are BH Nisha and Pirzada Harun.
21 notable personalities from the film industry will contest this election. Film actor Moushumi already announced that she will run for the position of president this year. Misha Shawdagor will be running for the position of president as well.
However, discussions regarding the candidacy of the samiti are currently underway at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC),. The proposed date for the elections is October 18.
The other possible candidates for the elections are Poppy, Riaz, and Purnima