JOY Filmfare Awards Bangla 2024 Celebrates Talents & Enduring Legacy of Bengali cinema

Filmfare, in association with JOY Personal Care as the title partner, successfully hosted the 7th edition of Filmfare Awards Bangla, on 29th March at ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata. This grand celebration showcased the brightest of Bengali Cinema, spotlighting outstanding narratives, performances, and talents within the industry. The evening was hosted by Saurav Das, Sauraseni Maitra, and Parambrata Chatterjee, who entertained the audience with their wit and charm.
The atmosphere was electric as the brightest stars of Bengali cinema graced the stage with electrifying dance performances, featuring the likes of Nusrat Faria, Koel Mallick, Bonny Sengupta & Koushani Mukherjee, Ankush Hazra & Oindrila Sen, and Srabanti Chatterjee. The audience was treated to delightful comedic acts by Rudranil Ghosh and Ambarish Bhattacharya, adding laughter and excitement to the festivities. The celebration was elevated with various breath-taking performances by Sabranti Chatterjee, Ankush Hazra & Oindrila Sen and others.

Continuing the tradition of honouring excellence, the seventh edition of the show successfully hosted stalwarts, who have made their mark both in front and behind the camera. This year, Atanu Ghosh who made waves in the audience with their stellar story and direction for Shesh Pata was announced as winners under the Best Film category, Prosenjit Chatterjee with his awe-inspiring acting skills and extraordinary performance in Shesh Pata clinched the award of Best Actor (Male), while Churni Ganguly received the award for Best Actor (Female) for delivering a thrilling and mesmerising portrayal in Ardhangini. The evening saw a powerhouse performer, a prolific filmmaker, and an articulate writer, Prabhat Roy, who was honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

Reflecting on the significance of the event, Mr. Rohit Gopakumar, Director – Worldwide Media, and CEO ZENL BCCL TV & Digital Network, remarked, “The Filmfare Awards Bangla celebrates not only the talents of today but also the enduring legacy of Bengali cinema. We congratulate all the winners whose outstanding work continues to inspire audiences and aspiring artists alike. Our heartfelt thanks go to our partners whose unwavering support has made this event possible.”

Mr. Jitesh Pillaai, Editor of Filmfare, expressed, “As we wrap yet another spectacular edition of the Filmfare Awards Bangla, I extend my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who contributed to this memorable celebration. Congratulations to all the deserving winners. The Bengali film industry continues to set a standard of excellence, captivating audiences worldwide. With each passing year, the task of choosing winners becomes increasingly challenging, a testament to the incredible talent within Bengali cinema. As we cherish our enduring partnership with the industry, we eagerly anticipate the future, filled with more moments of celebration and cinematic brilliance.”

The red carpet shimmered with star power as celebrities and luminaries from the industry graced the occasion, adding to the glamour of the evening. Notable attendees included Churni Ganguly, Shruti Das, Monami Ghosh, Soumitrisha Kundu, Iman Chakraborty, Subrata Dutta, Rohan Bhattacharya & Angana Roy, Debjyoti Mishra, Ankita Nandy, Antara Nandy, Payal Mukherjee, Anik Dutta, Anuradha Mukherjee, Idhika Paul, Sushmita Chatterjee, Jaya Ahsan, Solanki Roy, Gargi Roychowdhury, and others walked the Red Carpet.

The Title Partner of the 7th edition of Filmfare Awards Bangla 2024 is Joy Personal Care, Co-Presented by Lalbaba Rice; Co-Powered by BudLeaf, Manforce, and Vaibhavam in Association with Dazller and Morning Bells.

Fans can watch the magnificent celebration of Bangla cinema at JOY Filmfare Awards 2024 on Zee Bangla, Zee Bangla Cinema and OTT platform ADDA TIMES.

Below are the winners of JOY Filmfare Awards Bangla 2024:

Best Film
Best Film (Critics):
Mayar Jonjal and Niharika

Best Director:
Atanu Ghosh for Shesh Pata

Best Actor in Leading Roles (Male):
Prosenjit Chatterjee for Shesh Pata

Best Actor in Leading Role (Female):
Churni Ganguly for Ardhangini

Best Actor (Critics):
Mithun Chakraborty for Kabuliwala

Best Actor Female (Critics):
Swastika Mukherjee for Shibpur

Best Actor in Supporting Role
Jaya Ahsan for Ardhangini

Best Actor in Supporting Role
Kaushik Ganguly for Aaro Ek Prtithbi and
Ambarish Bhattarcharya for Ardhangini

Best Music Album:
Anupam Roy for Dawshom Awbotaar

Best Lyrics:
Anupam Roy for Alada Alada, Ardhangini

Best Playback Singer (Male):
Arijit Singh for Bhaabo Jodi, Kabuliwala

Best Playback Singer (Female):
Iman Chakraborty for Alada Alada, Ardhangini and Abarna Roy for Moloyo Batashe, Niharika

Best Original Story:
Atanu Ghosh for Shesh Pata

Best Screenplay:
Indranil Roychowdhury and
Sugata Sinha for Mayar Jonjal

Best Dialogue:
Atanu Ghosh for Shesh Pata

Best Background Score:
Debjyoti Mishra for Shesh Pata

Best Editing:
Sumit Ghosh for Mayar Jonjal

Best Sound Design: Subhodeep Sengupta

Best Cinematography:
Indranil Mukherjee

Best Production Design:
Tanmay Chakraborty

Best Costume Designer:
Ritarupa Bhattacharya for Mayar

Best Debut Female:
Tasnia Farin for Aaro Ek Prithibi

Best Debut Male:
Sohel Mondal for Mayar Jonjal

Best Debut Director:
Sumantra Roy for Ghashjomi

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Prabhat Roy