AKTEL recently hosted its musical extravaganza 'AKTEL Star 2006' at Amazon Club at Gulshan in the city.
In the spirit of 'American Idol' and 'Rockstar INXS', employees from across the country showcased their vocal talents, competing for the coveted title of 'AKTEL Star 2006' and a trip to Kuala Lumpur.
Kumar Bishwajit, Fahmida Nabi and Shawkat Ali Emon separately presided over the festivities as celebrity judges, rating AKTEL's employees on vocal ability, rhythm and stage presence.
AKTEL's Head of Marketing Asif Iqbal, General Manager (Technical) Kamshul Kasim, Deputy General Manager Sania Mahmood and hundreds of enthusiastic employees came out to support their aspiring rock star colleagues, while enjoying special guest performances by judges Fahmida Nabi and Kumar Bishwajit.
After two hours of cutthroat competition, the judges declared Shahriar Sattar of corporate sales department the AKTEL Star 2006. Call Centre's Md Ibrahim Newaz and Shakil Akhter secured the second and the third place respectively.