West Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (WBFJA) announced the nominations of the second edition of the West Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Award. The announcement took place in the presence of Dev, Dr. Shoma Chatterji, Nirmal Dhar, Gautam Jain and others. The event will take place on 14th January 2018 at Priya Cinema with sponsors like Senco Gold, Camellia Group and Real Reel backing the event.
Out of the 88 films that released in 2017, only 35 were considered for nomination selection at WBFJA Award. There are seventeen award categories in the popular segment and eight award categories in the technical award segment. There is also a Lifetime achievement award which will be given to veteran director Tarun Mazumder this year. Some of the categories in this award ceremony are Best Film, Best Director, Best actor male, Best actor female, Best supporting actor male, Best supporting actor female, Most promising director, Most promising actor, Most promising actress, Most popular film, Most popular actor, Best actor in a negative role, Best music director, Best make-up, Best lyrics and so on.
The ceremony will be held in grace, pride, and simplicity with Bangaliana where the focus will only be to honor the achievers rather than the glitz and glamour. The whole Bengali film industry will be taking part in this prestigious event as these type of events are very rare where the award ceremony will also be streamed on the web, as the first such film award ceremony to be broadcast live in the eastern region said Nirmal Dhar one of the panel members. With all the support from all over Bengal, seriously this event is going to be one of its own kind. Cinema lovers and entire film fraternity eagerly waiting for this Cinemar Somaborton 2018.