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National Movie Awards
Awarded for excellence in Bangladeshi movie
Presented by Ministry of Information
Location Dhaka
Country Bangladesh
First awarded 1975
Last awarded 2015

National Movie Awards (Bengali: জাতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পুরস্কার) is the highest awards given by the Government of Bangladesh to the actors and technicians of Bangladeshi movie industry. It was introduced in 1976. Every year, a national panel is appointed by the government to select winners. The panel consists of movie personalities, journalists and social activists.

Award categories

Merit awards

  • Best Movie
  • Best Director
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Supporting Actor
  • Best Supporting Actress
  • Best Child Actor
  • Best Villain
  • Best Comedian
  • Best Music Director
  • Best Music Composer
  • Best Lyrics
  • Best Male Playback Singer
  • Best Female Playback Singer

Technical awards

  • Best Story
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Art Direction
  • Best Editing
  • Best Choreography
  • Best Sound Recording
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Make-up
  • Best Special Effects

Special awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award (introduced in 2009)
  • Special Jury Award
  • Best Short Movie
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