Nagarkirtan actor Riddhi Sen, who won the National Award for his performance in the Kaushik Ganguly directorial, says being in an important film is more important to him than counting the number of scenes and shots that he has.
Rima Das, director and producer of Village Rockstars is elated that her hard work has paid off. 30 years ago, Jahnu Barua's Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai won the National Film Award in the same category.
Kangana Ranaut and Amitabh Bachchan received National Awards in Delhi for their films Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Piku respectively on May 3. Big B, who walked away with his fourth National Award was accompanied by his family including wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. This was Kangana's third National Award. <br /><br />He received the Rajat Kamal and Rs 50,000. This is the 73-year-old actor's fourth National award. He previously won in 1990 ("Agneepath"), 2005 ("Black") and 2009 ("Paa"). <br /> Kangana, 29, currently engaged in a bitter legal fued with actor Hrithik Roshan, won the award for her double role in Anand L Rai's romantic comedy drama "Tanu Weds Manu Returns" of a troublesome wife Tanu and Haryanvi sportsperson Datto. She also received Rajat Kamal and Rs 50,000.
Puri (Odisha), Feb 29 (ANI): Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik drew a sand sculpture at the Puri beach of Odisha on the eve of General Budget 2016-17. Patnaik drew a similar sand art earlier to welcome the Rail Budget. The Padma Shri awardee artist, who has won many international and national awards, always tries to give a social message through his sand art.