Three gems of Bangla cinema - the sister trio, Babita, Suchanda and Champa pose at the event Photo: Abdus Salalm
Three gems of Bangla cinema - the sister trio, Babita, Suchanda and Champa pose at the event Photo: Abdus Salalm

The 20th ‘Meril-Prothom Alo Awards 2017’ was held with much fanfare in the capital on Friday evening.

The Hall of Fame of capital’s Bangabandhu International Conference Centre buzzed with stunning celebrities, fun and laughter.

Celebrities began arriving at the red carpet at 5:00pm.

Ever popular movie star Babita has honoured with the life time achievement award while others were awarded in various other categories.

Meril Prothom Alo Award is given every year to outstanding performers and productions on television and cinema

Taskin
Taskin

Taskin Rahman of Dhaka Attack fame poses on the red carpet. He won the best actor award in the audience polls. Photo: Abdus Salam

Somrat, Bappa
Somrat, Bappa

Sons of legendary actor Razzak - Bappa Raj and Samrat. Photo: Abdus Salam.

Rozina
Rozina

Veteran actress Rozina joins the party in the evening. Photo: Abdus Salam

Samina, Fahmida
Samina, Fahmida

Singing siblings Samina Chowdhury and Fahmida Nabi pose on the red carpet before the show. Photo: Abdus Salam

Azad Abul Kalam
Azad Abul Kalam

Azad Abul Kalam won the best actor (critics’ award) for the movie ‘Khancha’. Photo: Abdus Salam

Shakib Al Hasan and wife Umme Ahmed Shishir
Shakib Al Hasan and wife Umme Ahmed Shishir

All rounder Shakib Al Hasan and wife Umme Ahmed Shishir join the main event of the 20th Meril Prothom Alo Award. Photo: Abdus Salam

Najifa, Raj
Najifa, Raj

Actress Nazifa and Raaz pose as they reach the event in the evening. Photo: Abdus Salam

Tanvir and Nilanjana
Tanvir and Nilanjana

Protagonists of ‘Gohin Baluchar’ Tanvir and Nilanjana join the party. Photo: Abdus Salam

Emi
Emi

Stunning Imy in a white dress with an oxidized choker around her neck poses for the camera. Photo: Abdus Salam

Imon and Sanu
Imon and Sanu

Actor Imon and Sanu walk down the red carpet. Photo: Abdus Salam