Four eminent artistes of the country have received Shako Telefilm Personality Award for their outstanding contribution to the country’s cultural arena.
The four eminent artistes are- Ekushe Award winning lyricist, producer and director Gazi Mazharul Anwar, actress and director Shuchanda, dance director Zeenat Barkatullah and internationally renowned singer Runa Laila.The award giving ceremony was held at Hotel Sonargaon in the capital at 06:00 pm on Friday.
State Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperative Mashiur Rahman Ranga handed over the award to the artistes.
After receiving the award Runa Laila said, “To get any award is the recognition of any work. I am very happy. In fact, any award receiving obviously increases duties and responsibilities of mine. I am grateful to the Shako Telefilm for organising such an event. ”
To note, since 1996 Shako Telefilm has been awarding different cultural personalities for their contributions to the cultural arena.