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Kazi Hayat, Mazharul Islam named for Fazlul Haque Memorial Award 2021

Kazi Hayat, Mazharul Islam named for Fazlul Haque Memorial Award 2021

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Veteran film director and actor Kazi Hayat and prominent journalist Mazharul Islam will receive Fazlul Haque Memorial Award 2021. Fazlul Haque Smriti Committee announced the names on Sunday, said a press release.  

The award-giving ceremony will be held at Channel i office in the capital on 26 October.

Kazi Hayat will received the award for film directing while Editor of Anyadin, magazine, Mazharul Islam will get the award as cine journalist.

Born in 1930 in Bogra, Fazlul Haque was the pioneer of photojournalism in the country and the editor of the country’s first cine magazine Cinema. Haque also directed a children’s film titled ‘President’.

Fazlul Haque’s wife Rabeya Khatun initiated the Fazlul Haque Memorial Award in 2004. Since then, Fazlul Haque Smriti Committee has been organising the award ceremony.