National Award Winners- RUSTOM and NEERJA


“There is always a first time for everything”

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The quote by Mellisa De La Cruz, is now the reality for the Kapoor Daughter and The Khiladi Kumar. Recently the announcement of 64th National Film Awards brought the spirit of nationalism for a year of remarkable achievement in Bollywood – Year 2016. Akshay Kumar has been awarded The Best Actor for his film Rustom, whereas Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja was awarded the Best Film of the year.

Rustom and Neerja are both based on real life incidents of the naval officer K.M. Nanavati in 1950’s and the very famous Pan Am Flight 73 hijacking case in 1963. The movies’ have not only earned profit but have also bagged national recognition for the remarkable effort put into making them. Last year, the awards were taken home by Amitabh Bachchan for Best Actor for the film Piku and the Best Feature Film award was given to Bahubali: The Beginning.

Akshay’s beginning of the career in 1990’s in hindi cinema, the khiladi series became his identity, he played versatile roles with different characters, we can call him ROWDY or SINGH IS KING as each of these names find complement his acting skills.

Here’s how the actor expressed countless emotions after winning the National Award…

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The movie Neerja, took Sonam’s career graph to the heights; it was Atul Kasbekar’s first debut production that brought him remarkable recognition in the world of direction. Sonam got nominated for 8 categories and won 11 awards for it in the year 2016 and 2017. According to Kasbekar, “We tried to make the most honest film, rest, we left to the audience.”

The famous photographer/ Director and founder of Bling entertainment took to social media to express his gratitude with the perfect touch of humour in it. Here’s how:

Wedding Affair congratulates them and wishes them the very best for the future.