• Mohammad Mosaddak Ali hands over Marks All-rounder 2014 prizes

    Programme held on 22 November 2014


    International Television Channel Limited (NTV) Chairman and Managing Director Al-haj Mohammad Mosaddak Ali distributed prizes among the winners of Marks All-rounder 2014, a talent hunt contest, at a star-studded grand finale at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on 22 November 2014.

    Tribeny Roy in primary category and Mahfuzul Haque Prince in secondary category won the crowns of the Marks All-rounder 2014.

    Marks All-rounder was held across the country with a view to providing a platform for the school students to flourish their talents. The contest was sponsored by Marks Full Cream Milk Powder, a product of Abul Khair Group.

    While addressing the programme Mosaddak Ali said every child is unique in his or her right and Marks All-rounder contest was a platform for the youngsters to explore their creative and artistic characteristics.

    Abul Khair Group Brand Director Noushad Chowdhury, Finance Director Mohiuddin Mahmud, Accounts and Audit Director Ferdousul Kabir Chowdhury and Brand Consultant Tasnim A Karim, among others, attended the grand finale.

    Noted actresses Shomi Kaiser and Rumana Rashid Eshita and musician Partha Barua were present as judges at the final stage of the contest. NTV and Radio Today were media partners and SSL Wireless was the web partner of the programme.


    The six finalists Nabil, Abu Rayhan, Shenjuti, Prince, Sristy and Tribeny performed dance, music, drama and story telling to enliven the gala programme. Artiste Saju Khadem, Anika Kabir Shokh, Azazul Islam, Kona, Shajol, Fahmida Nabi and Fuad produced a sizzling and colourful live performance to enthral the audiences.  

    Marks All-rounder 2014 gala round ended with a pledge to further encouraging talented youngsters.

    The initial selection was divided into two groups. Primary section was included participants from Class I to V and the secondary section was included participants from Class VI to X. Participants were selected from seven divisions based on their talent on dancing, singing, acting, drawing, recitation, quiz competitions, storytelling ability (primary) and extempore speech (secondary).

    The top two received a Tk 10 lakh car each. Each of the four runners-up of the grand finale was awarded scholarships of Tk 1 lakh. Other prizes in different categories include 100 computers were distributed among schools, 42 gold, silver and bronze medals and numerous other attractive prizes were handed over to the winners of every round held in regional and national level.

    Marks All-rounder was first organised in 2008. The initial response and overwhelming enthusiasm from participants, guardians and schools made it possible to organise the event throughout the country again in 2009, 2010 and 2014.  

    The 100 best contestants were nominated for regional round. Then, 26 winners were selected for Theatre round. A total of six contestants were selected finally from two groups participated in the grand finale.