The Kalakar Awards is one of the highly acclaimed and popular movie awards show of the Bangla cinema. The Kalakar Awards is a yearly Tollywood movie awards show which is held in every year in the Kolkata, the capital city of the West Bengal. In this yearly Eastern India Movie awards show awards are given to tribute the brilliance works of artistic and technical excellence of professionals of the Tollywood. The Kalakar Awards was founded in the year of 2003 in Kolkata by Ashok Kalanauria. This yearly award show generally takes place in the month of Jan.
This first Kalakar Awards was established on 1st Jan 1993 at G. D. Birla Sabhaghar. The 2018 Kalakar Awards will be the 26th edition of this Eastern Indian movie award show which will schedule to be held on Jan month at the Science City Auditorium, Kolkata.