He has been accorded the award for the outstanding contribution of East West Media Group Ltd, a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, to mass media and social service.
Sayem Sobhan is the Managing Director also of East West Media Group Ltd.
He is the first Bangladeshi to have received such an iconic award.
EWMGL boss received the award at St. Andrew College auditorium in Mumbai on Friday evening.
East West Media Group Ltd runs three dailies Kaler Kantho, Bangladesh Pratidin and daily sun, one online news portal Banglanews24.com, a radio named Radio Capital and television channel News 24.
Apart from contributing to journalism and social welfare sector, Sayem Sobhan has been working for promotion of sports.
He is patronising and facilitating sports.
He was awarded taking into consideration the above issues.
Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke, is the Father of Indian Cinema.