Guwahati: With lot of speculations arising out of the possibility whether Filmfare Awards will be held in Guwahati this time or not, resting all confusion, the event will be held in Guwahati’s Rajib Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Amingaon in February 2020.
The Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) have decided to sign a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Times of India Group who is the official organizer of this mega event.
The Filmfare awards are a set of awards that honour artistic and technical excellence in the Hindi language film industry of India. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the most prestigious film events in the world. The awards were first introduced by The Times Group in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards.
According to ATDC Chairman Jayanta Malla Barua the sole purpose of holding the Filmfare Awards function in Guwahati is to promote Assam’s huge tourism potential by involving Bollywood. He said since the state will give all logistics to the organizer, the event will highlight Assam as one of the best tourism destinations in India.