Badhon nominated for Asia Pacific Screen Awards14 October 2021
Entertainment Report :
Popular Bangladeshi actor Azmeri Haque Badhon has scored a nomination in the
14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in ‘Best Actress’ category for her performance in Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s second
venture Rehana Maryam Noor. Winners of each category will
be declared on November 11 at the 14th ASPA Ceremony on Australia’s Gold Coast.
The programme will be streamed across the globe. Badhon, who stepped into the limelight after winning 2nd runner up prize in Lux-Channel i Superstar in 2006, reached the peak of popularity after portraying the lead in
Rehana Maryam Noor.
Alena YIV for Asia, Valentina Romanova Chyskyyray, for Scarecrow, Leah Purcell, for The Drover's Wife the Legend of Molly Johnson and Essie Davis, for The Justice of Bunny King, has also been nominated in the ‘Best Actress’ category alongside Badhon. Among the 25 Asia Pacific countries represented in the nominations are Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Qatar, South Korea, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey and
for the first time, Vietnam. APSA celebrates cinema from over 70 countries, with an enhanced focus on content that reflects the region’s diversity, reports Deadline.
Earlier, Rehana Maryam Noor became the first Bangladeshi film to be selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the
Cannes Film Festival.