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Bangladeshi film "Fagun Haoay" has achieved two best awards in 'The Best Sound Designer' and 'The Best Cinematographer' categories in the 9th SAARC Film Festival 2019





A Bangladeshi film "Fagun Haoay" directed by actor Tauquir Ahmed has achieved two best awards in 'The Best Sound Designer' and 'The Best Cinematographer' categories in the 9th SAARC Film Festival 2019 held in Colombo during 2 - 7 July 2019. Hon. State Minister of the Ministry of Internal and Home Affairs and Provincial Councils and Local Government of Sri Lanka Mr. J.C. Alawathuwala and SAARC Secretary General Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial handed over the awards to the awardees this evening (7 July) at a formal ceremony in Colombo. On behalf of Bangladesh, Mr. Hazrat Ali Khan - The Counsellor and Head of Chancery had the opportunity to receive these awards. Earlier, a 3-member jury board (from Bosnia, Iran and Phillippines) placed the results of their judgment on the films to the Director of the SAARC Cultural Centre.



A significant number of audience, dignitaries including diplomatic community in Colombo, film directors/ actors/ actress, media personalities remained present at the award giving ceremony. There were 34 films were screened in the festival participated from all SAARC Member countries. Earlier, the week-long Film Festival was inaugurated on 2 July 2019 at National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka by the Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution of Sri Lanka Mr. Harsha de Silva.





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