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12th Meril Prothom Alo Awards

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Date  April 9, 2010
Preshow host(s)  Jannatul Ferdoush Peya
Site  Hall of Fame Theatre, Bangabandhu International Conference Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hosted by  Ferdous Ahmed, Chanchal Chowdhury and Mosharraf Karim
Produced by  Transcom Group, Square Toiletries
Best Picture  Third Person Singular Number

The 12th Meril Prothom Alo Awards ceremony, presented by Prothom Alo took place on April 9, 2010, at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh as a part of 2009-10 film awards season. The evening began with editor of Prothom Alo, Matiur Rahman delivering a welcome speech, followed by that of managing director of Square Toiletries Limited, Anjan Chowdhury. Meril-Prothom Alo Awards-2009 were distributed among TV and film stars, musicians and singers amid a union of cultural personalities. The nominations for the popular awards were open to public voting while the prestigious critic awards were there in line with.


Awards and winners

A total of 12 awards were given at the ceremony. Following is the list of the winners:

Lifetime Achievement Award - 2010

  • Renowned singer of Nazrul song Shudhin Das
  • Special Critics' Award - 2009

  • Topu - Third Person Singular Number
  • Host

    Dhallywood star Ferdous who has previously anchored this event twice over, along with five Bangladeshi artistes—Monalisa, Momo, Badhon, Munmun, Prova; four foreign artistes—Sofi, Adwina, Jessica, Diana and a number of professional dance artistes participated in a show mingling both eastern and western tunes. Followed the spirited performance, Ferdous unveiled two 'Bagher Bachcha' (tiger cubs) -- Chanchal Chowdhury and Mosharraf Karim and assigned them to anchor the program. The fun-loving audience gave them a hearty round of applause. To make it more happening, Lux-Channel i stars Ishana and Orsha assisted them in anchoring. Subtle humour, satire, jokes and even poetic anchoring, nothing was left out from the bags of the witty anchors.


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