Vol. 5 Num 823 Tue. September 19, 2006  

34th BACHSAS Award announced
The 34th BACHSAS award was announced on Saturday last, at the Bangladesh China Friendship Centre, says a press release.

This year 84 artistes in the entertainment world received the award. Eminent singer Runa Laila won the Lifetime Achievement Award while film director Amjad Hossain was honoured for his contribution to Bangladeshi films.

Film actors Moushumi and Ilias Kanchan received the awards for best actress and actor respectively. Apart from films, artistes from TV, music and dance arena as well as athletes and social workers were also awarded at the event. Zahid Hasan and Bijori Barkatullah received awards for best actor and actress in a TV serial. Seasoned dancer Zinnat Barkatullah received an award for her contribution to the art form.

The award giving ceremony also featured dance and musical performances by prominent artistes of the country.