Guwahati: The Filmfare awards 2020, the most glamorous cine award function of the country is likely to be hosted in Guwahati in February 2020. This is the first time the mega event will be held outside Mumbai since its inception in 1954.
The event is likely to be held in February 15 which will be hosted at an estimated cost of Rs. 20 to 30 crores, as revealed by an official of the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC). It is understood that the ATDC will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding the event within this month with the Times of India group of media which is the organizer of the event. The drafting of the MoU is almost final according to sources.
The award show will be hosted in the International Athletic Stadium of Sarusajai, Guwahati as a part of the state government’s initiative to use Bollywood’s influence in promoting Assam tourism at the national level. The Sarusajai indoor and outdoor stadiums have already been inspected in this regard.