Indywood honours journalists in Kolkata – A great respect shown by Mr. Sohan Roy Founder of Indywood towards Indian Industry

Indywood Media Excellence award winners
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Indywood honours journalists in Kolkata

  • Deserving recognition for prominent journalists from print, visual, online and radio media
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards were awarded to Shoma A Chatterjee and Indraneel Mukhopadhyay for their valuable contributions
  • Indywood plans pan India events to honour journalists for their contributions 

05.05.2017, Kolkata: Indywood, a 10 billion US dollar project which aims at elevating Indian film industry to a global platform, has honoured prominent Kolkata-based journalists from print, visual, online and radio media by conferring prestigious Indywood Media Excellence Awards for their valuable contributions and constant efforts to uplift film and media industry. The awards were distributed at an event held at Kolkata Press Club on Friday.

The prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards were awarded to Shoma A Chatterjee (freelance journalist, film scholar and author) and Indraneel Mukhopadhyay (senior journalist and poet).

Special recognition was awarded to Supratik Sen (PTI), Snehasis Sur (Doordarshan), Sougata Mukhopadhyay (CNN News18), Tapas Kumar Sarkar (Sambad Akhon), Kanishka Dasgupta (Flight Mode) and Ritwik Mukherjee (Financial Chronicle). Meanwhile Prabirkumar Ray (senior film journalist), Nirmal Dhar (senior film critic) and Debasish Sengupta (Kolkata TV) got special appreciation from Indywood.

While delivering the inaugural address, Indywood Film Carnival Founder Director Shri Sohan Roy announced that 3rd edition of Indywood Film Carnival 2017, one of the largest film-based events in the country, will be held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad, from December 1 – 4, 2017.

“The third edition of the film carnival will be a mammoth one in terms of participation of national and international delegates. The event offers interactive sessions with the eminent filmmakers from across the world, networking opportunities and entertainment programs,” he said.

Noted film director cum cinematographer Goutam Ghose presided over the function. Arijit Dutta, Managing Director of Priya Entertainments, Chandan Sanyal, Treasurer of Bengal Film Journalists’ Association and Pulak Mukherjee, Executive Member, Eastern India Motion Pictures Association spoke on the occasion.

Actress Dolon Roy, Firdausul Hasan, President, Bengal Film and Television Chamber of Commerce and Niloy Kanti Biswas, Creative Director of Animatzione Studio were present on the occasion.

Indywood Media Excellence Awards shall be conducted in all major cities across the country to honour and appreciate the commendable work of media professionals.

Other recipients of Indywood Media Excellence Awards are:

Professional Excellence

Kamlesh Pandey (Sanmarg), Biplab Bose (Uttarbanga News), Hindol Goswami (Bangla, Poorna Banerjee (Presented by P), Tapas Kumar Sengupta (News X), Nirmalya Bandopadhyay (ANM News), Chitradeep Chakraborty (EI Samay), Suman Adak (Aaj Tak), Pallab Kumar Chatterjee (Bartaman), Dr. Mrinal Chatterjee (Head and in charge, Indian Institute of Mass Communication), Prof. Subir Ghosh (Principal, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Ashutosh College of Communication and Management)

Honorary award for promotion of good cinema

Amitava Nag (Editor, Silhouette Film Magazine) 

Film Journalism

Debjani Laha Ghosh (News Time), Srovonti Bandopadhyay (Ananda Bazar Patrika) and Soumita Mukherjee (Kolkata TV)

Honorary award for film promotion-Visual

Sharmila Maiti (Zee 24 Ghanta Channel)

Honorary award – for Online Film Publishing

Sujoy Dhar (India Blooms)

Kaushik Banerjee (Angel Digital Pvt Ltd)

Priyanka Dutta (Sholoana Bangaliana)

Best producer-Visual

Rakesh Naskar, R Plus

Best producer-Radio

Amartya Mukhopadhaya, Radio Mirchi 

Best anchor-Visual

Ankur Bhattacharyya, Newstime Bangla

Professional Excellence in Media Marketing

Karan Nagra, Radio Mirchi

Youngest Achiever on Digital Platform

Sonam Kochar (ANI)


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