It’s not even a month since the biggest night of Bollywood and we are now all geared up to honour excellence in Bengali cinema. Yes, we are back with the Jio Filmfare Awards (East). The mega event will be held on the 17th February at the Science City auditorium in Kolkata. Revealing more details about it today were Filmfare Editor Jitesh Pillaai and the charming and talented actor of Bengali cinema, Abir Chatterjee.
Abir spoke fondly about his association with Filmfare. The actor is set to host the Jio Filmfare Awards (East) for the second time in a row, He said, “Everyone dreams of winning the Black Lady once in their life. It’s a moment of pride. I’m super excited for the show. At the same, I will be careful of not offending anyone with our jokes.” Abir will be hosting the show with Parambrta Chatterjee.
Speaking about Filmfare’s association with Bengali cinema, Jitesh Pillaai said, “Bengali awards are the most special to me. I love watching Bengali films and I look forward to this event every year.”
Abir and Jitesh also regaled the media present at with their fun banter. Check out all the pictures from the event.