With an aim to promote Bhojpuri culture and traditions on a global platform, BIG Ganga, the no.1 Bhojpuri GEC channel hosted the 5th edition of International Bhojpuri Film Awards (IBFA) 2019 at Suntec City, Singapore in its true Bhojpuriya style with a quirky promise - Bhojpuri Bamki Singapore Gamki. The viewers will witness a star-studded evening with who's who of the industry walking the red carpet and celebrate the achievements of the Bhojpuri Film Industry while felicitating the best talent in the Bhojpuri film fraternity across a host of categories. The red carpet was hosted against the backdrop of one of the largest LED screens in Singapore, showcasing BIG Ganga and IBFA in a larger than life fashion. The celebration of best of the best in Bhojpuri film industry went onto four hours and kept the audience glued to their seats till the last second. The extravaganza was hosted by eminent personalities such as Ravi Kishan, Manoj Tiwari, Dinesh Lal Yadav, Aamrapali Dubey and Madhu Sharma. The televised version of IBFA 2019 will be telecast for the audience on 31st Dec, 7:00 pm as a special New Year Eve program on BIG Ganga.
The evening was hosted at Suntec City, one of the biggest auditoriums in Singapore with a seating capacity of 6000. The audience, present in thousands comprised of Bhojpuris and natives of Singapore, President of Bhojpuri Association in Singapore and special guest - Mr. Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of India in Singapore who hails from Ara, Bihar and has a strong Bhojpuri connect. The mesmerizing spirit of the evening witnessed High Commissioner breaking into an extempore regards the glory and rising power of Bhojpuri culture across the globe – evoking pride and thunderous claps from the audience across aisles. Apart from bringing the whole Bhojiwood industry under one roof; the event night also witnessed Bollywood celebrities who added an oomph quotient to it.
Making every Bhojpuriya proud, the language and culture have left its mark globally. With the world embracing the culture, a property like IBFA is only filling the hearts of all the Bhojpuris with pride. While who's who of the industry marked their attendance for the biggest night of Bhojpuri film industry, professional dancers in hundreds of numbers gathered for the celebration and burned the dance floor with their electrifying energy.
This awards ceremony will render a perfect mixture of festivity and felicitation with celebrities from Bhojiwood and Bollywood coming together and mesmerizing viewers with their astonishing performances.
Catch all the action unfolding on your television screens on December 31st at 7:00 PM
Report By: Nand Kishore