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Vinci Da, Jyeshthoputro, Sweater win big at Filmfare awards Bangla 2021

It was a night to celebrate for Srijit Mukherji and Kaushik Ganguly, with both filmmakers winning multiple awards.

Roushni Sarkar

The winners of the Filmfare awards Bangla 2021 were announced amidst a grand celebration last evening. Director Srijit Mukherji had a gala night as Vinci Da (2019) fetched him awards for Best Film and  Best Story while his Shah Jahan Regency (2019) and Gumnaami (2019) too won awards in multiple categories.

The award for Best Director went to Kaushik Ganguly for Jyeshthoputro (2019). The National award-winning director bagged two more Black Ladies for Best Screenplay for Nagarkirtan (2019) and Best Dialogue for Jyeshthoputro.

Prosenjit Chatterjee received the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) for his challenging act as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Gumnaami while Riddhi Sen continued his winning spree with the Best Actor (Critics) award for his performance as a transgender in Nagarkirtan. Riddhi Sen had become the youngest to win the National award for Best Actor for the same film in 2017.

Swastika Mukherjee and Subhasree Ganguly jointly won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for their performances in Shah Jahan Regency and Parineeta, respectively. Jaya Ahsan, on the other hand, was bestowed with the Best Actress (Critics) award for her acts in Kaushik Ganguly’s Bijoya (2019) and Atanu Ghosh’s Robibaar (2019).

The award for Best Film (Critics) went to Atanu Ghosh for Robibaar. This is the director's third win in this category. in 2013, he had won for Rupkotha Noy (2013) and in 2017 for Mayurakshi (2017).

Shieladitya Moulik’s Sweater (2019) bagged most of the music awards, including Best Music Album for Ranajoy Bhattacharaya and Anindya Chattterjee and Best Playback Singer (Female) for Lagnajita Chakraborty. Bhattacharya won the award for Best Lyrics as well.

The award for Best Playback Singer (Male) went to Anirban Bhattacharya for 'Kicchu Chaini Aami' from Shah Jahan Regency.

The late Soumitra Chatterjee and veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumder were jointly honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award.

Here is the full list of winners at the Filmfare awards Bangla 2021:

Best Film
Vinci Da (Srijit Mukherji)

Best Director
Kaushik Ganguly (Jyeshthoputro)

Best Film (Critics)
Robibaar (Atanu Ghosh)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)
Prosenjit Chatterjee (Gumnaami)

Best Actor (Critics)
Riddhi Sen (Nagarkirtan)

Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)
Swastika Mukherjee (Shah Jahan Regency)
Subhasree Ganguly (Parineeta)

Best Actress (Critics)
Jaya Ahsan (Bijoya and Robibaar)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male)
Ritwick Chakraborty (Jyeshthoputro)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female)
Lily Chakravorty (Sanjhbati)

Best Music Album
Ranajoy Bhattacharya and Anindya Chatterjee (Sweater)

Best Lyrics
Ranajoy Bhattacharya for 'Preme Pora Baron' (Sweater)

Best Playback Singer (Male)
Anirban Bhattacharyya for 'Kicchu Chaini Aami' (Shah Jahan Regency)

Best Playback Singer (Female)
Lagnajita Chakraborty for 'Preme Pora Baron' (Sweater)

Best Background Score
Prabuddha Banerjee (Nagarkirtan)

Best Debut Director
Indraadip Dasgupta (Kedara)

Best Debut Female
Ritwika Pal (Kia And Cosmos)

Lifetime Achievement Award
Soumitra Chatterjee
Tarun Majumder

Best Story
Rudranil Ghosh and Srijit Mukherji (Vinci Da)

Best Screenplay
Kaushik Ganguly (Nagarkirtan)

Best Dialogue
Kaushik Ganguly (Jyeshthoputro)

Best Sound Design
Sougata Banerjee (Robibaar)

Best Production Design
Shibaji Pal (Gumnaami)

Best Editing
Sujay Datta Ray (Kedara)

Best Cinematography
Sirsha Ray (Nagarkirtan)

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