1947 insolvent artists get assistance from PM

Staff Correspondent

7th December, 2020 09:01:58 printer

1947 insolvent artists get assistance from PM

Financial assistance to 1947 insolvent artists and others were given from the relief and welfare fund of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.

A total of Tk 48,67,500 has been given to the film artists, producers, directors and employees of the Bangladesh Television and Bangladesh Betar, PM’s press wing said in press release on Monday. Each of the insolvent person received Tk 2500.  

Of the recipients,  165 from Bangladesh Television’s Cameraman Association of Bangladesh, 42 employees from Bangladesh Shooting House Association Owners, 117 from  Shooting Unit Microbus Driver Cooperatives Samity, 447 Bangladesh Media Light Man Association and 110 television Media Makeup Artist Association got the financial assistances.

Some 231 film artists, 80 makeup artists, 42 costume artists, 15 assistant art directors, among others, received the assistances.