The Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla 2022 celebrates artistic and technical excellence in Bangla cinema, with this, the sixth edition, seeing Joy Personal Care as the title partner.

Held at the ITC Royal Bengal in Kolkata, and hosted by Ankush Hazra, Anirban Bhattacharya and Srabanti Chatterjee, it was a star-studded celebration of the best of Bengali cinema, with the likes of Aparna Sen, Sourav Das and Subhashree Ganguly just some of the big names in attendance.

With both Ballabhpurer Roopkatha and Dostojee winning ‘Best Film’Mithun Chakraborty won ‘Best Actor (Male)’ for his performance in Projapati, while Swastika Mukherjee received the award for Best Actor (Female) for her role in Shrimati.

Following winning the ‘Best Debut (Male)’ for X Equals to Prem, an overwhelmed Anindya Sengupta said: “Since this is my first black lady and also an unexpected one I would dedicate this award to the hard work and struggles I have done throughout my life. So, this is dedicated to my life.” Aparna Sen also received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.

“Bangla cinema has always been at the forefront of innovation and creativity,” said Worldwide Media CEO, Deepak Lamba, “as well as producing works that are ahead of their time.

“Today, the new generation of talented filmmakers and artists continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in cinema, showcasing their exceptional work on the global stage. At Filmfare, we are honoured to recognise these outstanding achievements with the iconic Black Lady award.

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all the winners, whose remarkable work and performances have captivated audiences worldwide. I would also like to express my gratitude to all our partners for their invaluable support, which has contributed to the resounding success of this year’s edition.”

Jitesh Pillaai, Editor of Filmfare, added: “It gives me great pleasure to congratulate the winners of the sixth edition of Filmfare Awards Bangla.

“Their exceptional work and performances have truly showcased the talent and creativity of the Bangla film industry on the global stage. We at Filmfare are honoured to recognise and celebrate these achievements with the iconic Black Lady.

“We also extend our heartfelt gratitude to our partners for their support in making this edition a resounding success. With our strong and enduring relationship with the industry, we eagerly anticipate many more years of this inspiring celebration.”


The full list of the Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla winners:


  • Best Film - Ballabhpurer Roopkatha
  • Best Director - Prasun Chatterjee – Dostojee
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) - Mithun Chakraborty – Projapati
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) - Swastika Mukherjee – Shrimati
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) - Shyamal Chakraborty – Ballabhpurer Roopkatha
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) - Mamata Shankar – Projapati
  • Best Music Album - Indraadip Das Gupta – Bismillah
  • Best Lyrics - Anirban Bhattacharya – Notun Premer Gaan (Ballabhpurer Roopkatha)
  • Best Playback Singer (Male) - Arijit Singh – Aajkey Raatey (Bismillah)
  • Best Playback Singer (Female) - Kaushiki Chakraborty – Keno Rong Dile Mohey (Bismillah)


  • Best Original Story - Kumar Chowdhury – Priyo Chinar Pata: Iti Segun
  • Best Screenplay - Prasun Chatterjee – Dostojee
  • Best Dialogue - Prateek Dutta and Anirban Bhattacharya – Ballabhpurer Roopkatha
  • Best Sound Design - Tirthankar Majumdar – Aparajito
  • Best Production Design - Subrata Barik – Ballabhpurer Roopkatha
  • Best Editing - Arghyakamal Mitra – Aparajito
  • Best Background Score - Bickram Ghosh – Mahananda
  • Best Cinematography - Ishaan Ghose – Jhilli, Tuhin Biswas – Dostojee
  • Best Costume - Suchismita Dasgupta – Aparajito


  • Critics’ Award for Best Film - A Holy Conspiracy Abhijaan
  • Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Male) - Jisshu Sengupta – Abhijaan
  • Critics’ Award for Best Actor (Female) - Gargee Roychowdhury – Mahananda, Shubhashree Ganguly – Boudi Canteen
  • Debutants Awards
  • Best Debut Director - Ishaan Ghose – Jhilli, Kumar Chowdhury – Priyo Chinar Pata: Iti Segun
  • Best Debut (Male) - Anindya Sengupta – X Equals to Prem
  • Best Debut (Female) - Shruti Das – X Equals to Prem
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Aparna Sen