Kolkata: Celebrated film director Rituparno Ghosh was adjudged the `big director of decade` by the public in the `Big Bangla Movie Awards 2010`.
Thanking the audience for the award at a programme here last evening, Ghosh said he was touched to hear that the choice was unanimous.
Ghosh, whose black and white film `Dosar` was selected as the `Film of the decade`, said he was confident that during the next decade award session, the choice would not be unanimous.
Lead actor of `Autograph` and IFFI Golden Peacock winner `Moner Manush`, Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee was crowned as the `Big actor (male) of decade`, sponsored by 92.7 Big FM
Prosenjit said he owed it to the countless fans for what he became today but would now crave for challenging roles with different shades at this point of career.
Bollywood superstar Mithun Chakraborty has got the special distinction for his 35 years of contribution to Bengali cinema in both arthouse films as well as potboilers.
Rituparna Sengupta was selected as the `big actor (female) of decade` for her contribution to Bengali cinema.
Tollywood sensation Dev was adjudged the `big debut of the decade` while Jeet Ganguly has been voted as the `big music director of decade`.
Besides the series of `decade` awards, the FM channel owned by Reliance also gave away prizes selected by people for current films, which was swept by Autograph.
The film bagged the best director` (Srijit Mukherjee), best male actor (Prosenjit), best negative actor (Indraneil Sengupta), best music director (Debojyoti Mishra) and best female playback singer (Shreya Ghosal) and best lyricist (Anupam Roy). The best female actor award went to Paoli Dam for her performance in Moner Manush.