The supremacy of actress Jaya Ahsan in film industry continues for her strong and skillful acting beyond boundary and home. Jaya won the third edition of Jio Filmfare Awards (East) 2018 in the best actress category for the first time for Indo-Bangla joint venture movie ‘Bishorjan’ after two times nomination for the award. ‘Bishorjan’ was selected as the best film while its director Kaushik Ganguly won the Best Director award. ‘Cinemawala’ director Kaushik Ganguly got the award for the best director and also the best original story last year.
Jaya was nominated in 2013 in the Filmfare Awards for the best debutant female for ‘Aborto’, while she nominated in the last year in the award for ‘Eagoler Chokh’ movie for the best actress.
The Jio Filmfare Awards (East) 2018 which celebrates the best of Bengali cinema in India handed over the award to Jaya on Saturday (Feb 17) at a ceremony.
Jaya shared her feeling on her Facebook page, “It’s all of your continuing love and recognition for my works that keeps on encouraging me to do more. Truly overwhelmed and humbled for being chosen the best actress for ‘Bishorjan’ at Jio Filmfare Awards, East 2018.”
Expressing gratitude to the entire team of 'Bishorjan', she added, “It was really a privilege being part of Kaushik Ganguly’s acclaimed directorial and the entire team of the film deserves to be lauded.”
The talented actress also received Bangladesh National Film Award for three times for the best actress for her role in ‘Guerrilla’ (2011), ‘Chorabali’ (2012) and ‘Zero Degree’.
Alongside, ‘Chirkut’, a Bangladeshi musical band, got nominations for the best lyrics, best music director and best playback female singer categories in the Jio Filmfare Awards (East) in India. Sharmin Sultana Sumi from ‘Chirkut’ was nominated best female singer for the song ‘Ahare Jibon’ (Doob) while the song was nominated for the best lyrics category as well.
Tollywood star Prosenjit Chatterjee got the best actor in leading role (male) award for ‘Mayurakshi’, while ‘Bishorjan’ was adjudged the best film at the Jio Filmfare Awards (East) 2018.
Filmfare Awards East is the East Indian segment of the annual Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group to honour the artistic and cinematic excellence in Bengali film industry, Assamese film industry and Odia film industry.
The first segment of the awards was held for Bengali, Assamese and Odia films on Mar 29, 2014, while the award ceremony was discontinued for 2015 and 2016, then again continued from 2017.