National Film Awards (Bangladesh)


National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremony in Bangladesh.[1] Established in 1975 by Government of Bangladesh. This is the only film awards given to the Government of Bangladesh. Every year, a national panel appointed by the government selects the winning entry, and the award ceremony is held in Dhaka.[2] Newly started the Lifetime Achievement, it was first initiated on the 2009.[3][4]

National Film Awards
Current: 41st Bangladesh National Film Awards
DescriptionExcellence in cinematic achievements for Bangladeshi cinema
Sponsored byGovernment of Bangladesh
Presented byMinistry of Information
First awarded1975
Last awarded2016


  1. "National Film Award celebrates Bangladeshi film history – Dhaka Tribune". Dhaka Tribune. 12 May 2012. Archived from the original on 28 February 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  2. Shaon, Rashed. "চার দশকে আমাদের সেরা চলচ্চিত্রগুলো". bdnews24 (in Bengali). Dhaka, Bangladesh. Archived from the original on 28 December 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
  3. "Film, Feature".
  4. "PM gives away film awards". 3 April 2012.