Badhan wins hero contest

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 21:46, Oct 09,2016


Badhan was announced the winner of Fair & Lovely Men Channel-i Hero, powered by Bangladesh Army 2016, at the grand finale of the event held at Bashundhara International Convention Centre on Saturday.
Badhan received a brand new car, a cheque for Tk 100,000 and also got the opportunity to sign for a film as part of the award.
He will star opposite Mahiya Mahi in the film titled ‘Nokkhotrer Raat,’ which is based on a novel of the same title by Humayun Ahmed. It will be directed by Meher Afroz Shaon and produced by Impress Telefilm.
Meanwhile, two other contestants, Pushan and Tanmay, were announced the first and second runners-up, winning cheques for Tk 200,000 and Tk 100,000 respectively.
They will also get the opportunity to perform in Impress Telefilm-produced teleplays and telefilms over the course of one year, said the organisers.
The main judges of the contest were celebrated actor Riaz Ahmed and actress Tania Ahmed. Seasoned actor Alamgir along with Ferdous, Nobel, Mahiya Mahi, Tarin and director Gazi Shubhro also graced the judge panel in different episodes.
The contest began airing on June 29.
Twenty contestants, selected from thousands of applicants from all over the country, participated in the main rounds of the contest. After the third round, 15 were given the go-ahead after they succeeded to perform various tasks under the supervision of Bangladesh Army.
It was a gruelling but fulfilling experience for all the boys. The top 10 scorers from these 15 were then given various tasks to prove their mettle through events related to dancing, action, acting, ramp modelling, photo shoots and TV commercials.
Five of them managed to reach the final round, including Badhon, Neil, Tanmoy, Pushon and Sojib. They competed against each other with Badhon emerging as victorious.

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