Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Film

The Bangladesh National Award for Best Film (officially National Award Best Film Bengali: জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার শ্রেষ্ঠ চলচ্চিত্র) is one of the categories in the National Film Awards presented annually by the Department of Films and Publications, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information in Bangladesh. It is the highest award for films in Bangladesh. This award goes to the producers of the film and is the only category in a year. The award comprises a medal, a certificate, and a cash prize of ৳50,000.

National Film Award for Best Film
Awarded forExcellence in cinematic achievements for Bangladeshi cinema
Sponsored byGovernment of Bangladesh
LocationDhaka
CountryBangladesh
Presented byMinistry of Information
First awarded1975 (1st)
Last awarded2019 (44th)
Currently held byMahbubur Rahman - No Dorai
Faridur Reza Sagar - Fagun Haway (2019)
Highlights
Most awardsImpress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar
(9 awards)
First winnerNarayan Ghosh Mita, Lathial (1975)
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Lathial, produced and directed by Narayan Ghosh Mita, won the first National Film Awards for Best Film in 1975. Chashi Nazrul Islam and Tauquir Ahmed are the most honoured directors, they both have three flims—Shuvoda (1986), Padma Meghna Jamuna (1991), Hason Raja (2002); and Joyjatra (2004), Daruchini Dip (2007), Oggatonama (2016) respecively —won the award. Followed by Sheikh Niamat Ali, Amjad Hossain and Morshedul Islam, Tanvir Mokammel (two each).

List of winnersEdit

Key
Symbol Meaning
  Indicates a joint award for that year
Year[a] Film(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Ref.
1975
(1st)
Lathial Narayan Ghosh Mita Narayan Ghosh Mita [1]
1976
(2nd)
Megher Onek Rong Anwar Ashraf Harunur Rashid [2][3]
1977
(3rd)
Bosundhora Subhash Dutta Subhash Dutta [4][5]
1978
(4th)
Golapi Ekhon Traine Amjad Hossain Amjad Hossain [4]
1979
(5th)
Surjo Dighol Bari Masihuddin Shaker
Sheikh Niamat Ali
Masihuddin Shaker
Sheikh Niamat Ali
[6][7]
1980
(6th)
Emiler Goenda Bahini Badal Rahman Badal Rahman [8][9]
1981 No Award [8]
1982
(7th)
Not Given [8]
1983
(8th)
Puroskar Satya Saha C. B. Zaman [10]
1984
(9th)
Bhat De Abu Zafar Khan Amjad Hossain [11]
1985
(10th)
Not Given [11]
1986
(11th)
Shuvoda AKM Jahangir Khan Chashi Nazrul Islam [12]
1987
(12th)
Rajlakshmi Srikanta Bulbul Ahmed Bulbul Ahmed [12]
1988
(13th)
Dui Jibon Suchona Films Abdullah al Mamun [13]
1989
(14th)
Not Given [13]
1990
(15th)
Goriber Bou S.S. Productions Kamal Ahmed [14]
1991
(16th)
Padma Meghna Jamuna Mohammad Iqbal Hossain Chashi Nazrul Islam [14]
1992
(17th)
Shonkhonil Karagar Government of Bangladesh Mustafizur Rahman [15]
1993
(18th)
Padma Nadir Majhi Habibur Rahman Khan Goutam Ghose [16]
1994
(19th)
 
Desh Premik Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Kazi Hayat [16]
1994
(19th)
 
Aguner Poroshmoni Nuhash ChalachitraHumayun Ahmed Humayun Ahmed
1995
(20th)
Anya Jibon Sheikh Niamat Ali Sheikh Niamat Ali [17]
1996
(21st)
Poka Makorer Ghor Bosoti Bobita Akhtaruzzaman [18]
1997
(22nd)
Dukhai Morshedul Islam Morshedul Islam [18]
1998
(23nd)
Not Given [19]
1999
(24th)
Chitra Nodir Pare Tanvir Mokammel Tanvir Mokammel [19]
2000
(25th)
Kittonkhola Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar Abu Sayeed [20]
Aangik Communications - Abu Sayeed
2001
(26th)
Lalsalu Tanvir Mokammel Tanvir Mokammel [20]
2002
(27th)
Hason Raja Helal Khan Chashi Nazrul Islam [21]
2003
(28th)
Not Given [19]
2004
(29th)
Joyjatra Nokkhotro Films - Tauquir Ahmed Tauquir Ahmed [22][23]
Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar
2005
(30th)
Hajar Bachhor Dhore Shuchanda Shuchanda [22][23]
2006
(31st)
Ghani Kazi Morshed Kazi Morshed [24][23]
2007
(32nd)
Daruchini Dip Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar Tauquir Ahmed [24][23][25]
2008
(33rd)
Chandragrohon Azom Faruk Murad Parvez [26]
2009
(34th)
Monpura Anjan Chowdhury Pintu Giasuddin Selim [26][27]
2010
(35th)
Gohine Shobdo Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar Khalid Mahmood Mithu [28][29]
2011
(36th)
Guerrilla Esha Yousuff Nasiruddin Yousuff [30][31][32]
Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar
2012
(37th)
Uttarer Sur Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar Shahnewaz Kakoli [33][34]
2013
(38th)
Mrittika Maya Gazi Rakayet Gazi Rakayet [35]
Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar
2014
(39th)
Nekabborer Mohaproyan Masud Pathik Masud Pathik [36][37]
2015
(40th)
 
Bapjaner Bioscope Reazul Mawla Rezu Reazul Mawla Rezu [1][38]
2015
(40th)
 
Anil Bagchir Ekdin Morshedul Islam Morshedul Islam
2016
(41st)
Oggatonama Impress Telefilm Limited - Faridur Reza Sagar Tauquir Ahmed [39][40]
2017
(42nd)
 
Dhaka Attack Kaiser Ahammed Dipankar Dipon [41][42]
2017
(42nd)
 
Sunny Sanwar
2018
(43rd)
Putro Department of Films and Publications, Ministry of Information Saiful Islam Mannu [41][42]
2019
(44th)
 
No Dorai Mahbubur Rahman Taneem Rahman Angshu [43]
2019
(44th)
 
Fagun Haway Faridur Reza Sagar Tauquir Ahmed

Individuals with multiple winsEdit

Production companies with multiple winsEdit

Production Company Wins
Impress Telefilm Limited 9

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Denotes The year in which the film was censored by Bangladesh Film Censor Board.

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