Bollywood’s Filmfare Award Festival to be held in Guwahati : An initiate to enhance tourism in Assam


The most iconic and glamorous cine awards ‘The Filmfare Awards’ has officially confirmed that it will be held in Guwahati in February ,2020. This is the first time that the iconic event will be held out of Mumbai. It will be held at  the location of Rajib Gandhi indoor Stadium at Amingaon in Guwahati, dated 15th February,2020.

The Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Times of India Group, the organizer of the Filmfare award ceremony on November 25.

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Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal, was present at the event of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) held at Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati.  He signed the MoU will pave the way for organizing the 65th edition of the National Filmfare Awards.

Filmfare Awards Ceremony being held in Guwahati  for the first time has aroused  the citizen’s excitement. Prices of the tickets may be costly as the minimum price for tickets sold in the last award ceremony held in Mumbai was Rs 10,000.

Speaking to Khobor Northeast, popular Assamese actress Rimpi Das said, “ we are very excited for the upcoming Filmfare Award function and happy to be a part of the festival.”  

ATDC Chairman Jayanta Malla Barua said, “the sole purpose of holding the Filmfare Award 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.”


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