MUMBAI: Planman Motion Pictures shined bright at the 70th Annual Bengali Film Journalists Association (BFJA) Awards show by bagging eight awards. BFJA Award, a tribute to Bangla cinema is one of the prestigious and oldest Awards in the Indian Cinema fraternity.
Planman Motion Pictures’ Faltu, an unusual flick based on the novel Ranirghater Brittanto and the back and white venture Dosar received awards.
Faltu, directed by Anjan Das grabbed almost all the major awards being the Best Film, Best Director, Best Story, Best Makeup, Best Script and the Best Supporting Actor – Indrani Halder.
“Faltu was not so faltu (good-for-nothing) after all, and the Awards we bagged proves that… It is a different movie, which has caught the attention of the critics and the serious and meaningful movie lovers as well. We are happy that this movie has been given its due recognition and admiration that it truly worths. This is a motivation for us to continue making good films that touch the realities of life and the finer emotions of the viewers,” said Prof Arindam Chaudhuri of Planman Motion Pictures.
Dosar by Rituparno Ghosh had won the Second Best Film and Best Actor Award. Bengali actor Prosenjit bagged the Best Actor Award for his performance in the movie.
Among the celebrities present at the awards were Amitabh Bachchan, Yash Chopra, Rakesh Roshan, Raj Kumar Hirani and Mithun Chakravarti.
With the perpetual aim of producing quality films, Planman is on the floors with their upcoming ventures Mithya, Sunglass and an English film The Last Lear with Amitabh Bachchan and Preity Zinta this year.