92.7 BIG FM and Idea honour the Bangla music fraternity
The grand finale was a glorious journey of Bangla music down the ages. The evening was divided into four phases, viz. Sur'er Aakashey, Sur'er Ei Jhorna, Onyo Gaan'er Bhorey and Dhak'er Taaley and witnessed some memorable performances from the likes of Usha Uthup who sang RD Burman's compositions for her, Rupankar, Antara Choudhury, Raghab, Emon and many more.
The audience comprised notable personalities from the music and entertainment industry like Nirmala Mishra, Debojyoti Mishra, Arun Bhaduri, Chiranjeet, Nandan Bagchi, Sreelekha Mitra, Agnimitra Paul to name a few.
The awards acknowledged the outstanding work done in the field of Bangla music in the year 2009 in various categories cutting across Film and Non Film genres.
The Winners in the five popular choice categories were: Goutam Sushmit (BIG Bangla Lyricist of the Year), Kaya (BIG Bangla Rock/Pop Song of the Year), Shreya Ghoshal (BIG Bangla Singer of the Year - Female), Abhijeet (BIG Bangla Singer of the Year - Male) and Shantanu Moitra (Idea BIG Bangla Song of the Year). The Jury Awards went to Nilanjana Sarkar (BIG Bangla Debutant of the Year), Kaya & Abhijit Basu (BIG Bangla Title Score of the Year) and Arnab (BIG Rabindra Sangeet Album of the Year).
In Special Awards, singing legend Dwijen Mukhopadhyay was felicitated with the Idea BIG Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution towards Bangla Music. Popular new age composer Jeet Ganguly got the BIG Bangla Music Award-Most significant contribution to Bangla Film Music for the year 09.While young, upcoming singing talent Anwesha got the Idea Most Promising Young Artiste Award.