Monali Thakur realised ‘actual gravity’ of National award through others’ reactionhttps://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/music/monali-thakur-realised-actual-gravity-of-national-award-through-others-reaction-2781027/

Monali Thakur realised ‘actual gravity’ of National award through others’ reaction

Singer Monali Thakur was named as the Best Female Playback Singer at the National Film Awards 2016.

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Monali Thakur shared that she feels amazing and overwhelmed at bagging the award.

Singer Monali Thakur, who has been named as the Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Moh moh ke dhaage” from “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” at 63rd National Film Awards, says it was through other people’s reaction that she understood the “actual gravity” of the award.

The singer also shared that she feels amazing and overwhelmed at bagging the award.

“It feels amazing at first, overwhelming actually and feels really great,” Thakur told IANS.

Asked how important the honour was as compared to other awards, Thakur said: “Of course, this gives a lot of happiness when you know that you have won an award or for that matter that you have been nominated for your work. I realised the actual gravity of this award (63rd National Award) when I saw the reactions….”

The “Sawaar loon” crooner said that the award became more important to her after she saw the “reaction and excitement” of her family and friends.

The 30-year-old singer says that the composition of the song makes it special for her.

“This song is extremely special for me because you hardly get any more compositions like this in our industry. In the era of EDM, I am really happy and feel lucky that I got a chance to sing such a song.” she said.

Directed by Sharat Katariya “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, a romantic comedy film, stars Ayushmann Khurana and Bhumi Pednekar.

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