Jaya Ahsan acted film ‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’ directed by Srijit Mukharjee won the best regional film of Indian National Film Award.
The members of the Jury Board announced the 66th National Film Awards on Friday at Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi.Ealier on 2017, Jaya starrer Koushik Ganguly’s film ‘Bishorjon won the best regional award.
Speaking about winning the award, Jaya said, “This award is very pleasurable to me for two reasons. Firstly, I was in the lead role in both the films ‘Bishorjon’, ‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’. Secondly, both the films were made based on Bangladeshi context. ‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’ portrays the life of people of Bhawal area”.
Jaya also conveyed her heartiest congratulation to SVF and the entire team of film production of ‘Ek Je Chilo Raja’.
Usually, the authorities announced the award in April and handed over the prizes on May 3 every year. But, the announcement of the award delayed this year due to Indian Parliamentary election.
The Indian National Film Awards were launched in 1954. This award is considered as one of the most honourable to the various media industries of India.