Bengali film Jaatishwar bags four National Awards

 It’s celebration time for the Bengali film industry with Jaatishwar bagging as many as four National Awards in the 61st edition of the coveted honours

The Srijit Mukherji-directed film, with Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in the lead, clinched the awards including best make-up (Vikram Gaikwad), best music (Kabir Suman), best singer (Rupankar Bagchi) and best costume designer (Sabarni Das).

Director Pradipta Bhattacharyya’s “Bakita Byaktigoto” was selected for the Best Bengali Film award while Heyro Party, a Bengali animation flick by Deepak Gawade has been adjudged the best film on family values.

Rajdeep Paul and Sarmistha Maiti’s “At the Cross Roads: Nondon Bagchi Life and Living” (in English and Bengali) won Special Mention.