new Delhi: The 66th National Film Awards were announced on Friday, with 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', 'Andhadhun', 'Badhaai Ho' and Movies like 'Padman' Award for Best Film Live it It was announced through a press conference by feature film category president Rahul Rawail, non-feature film category president AS Kanal and chairman of Best Writing on Cinema Utpal Borpujari. The Chairmen and other members of the jury on Friday submitted a report on the first 66th National Film Awards to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. 'Padman' was adjudged the Best Film on Social Issues while Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal jointly won the Best Actor Award for Best Performance in 'Andhadhun' and 'Uri: The Surgical Strike'.
Thank you! Completely overwhelmed -I was in the car-saw this very tweet and discovered we actually won the National Award! #Padman https://t.co/s1xwoiiJfn
– Twinkle Khanna (@mrsfunnybones) August 9, 2019
At the same time, on the occasion, Akshay Kumar said, 'I was in the middle of the Mission Mangal promotion, when Tina asked me if it is true that' Padman 'actually won the National Award for Best Film on Social Issues. Hearing this news, all the tiredness of my promotion disappeared. He also told that the last time he and Sonam Kapoor were on the set of 'Padman' when the National Film Award was announced. Released in 2018 was Padman's social drama, directed by R Balki and made by Twinkle Khanna as a producer.
Yes and the next call was to me, half anxious … half excited to confirm if we actually won the #NationalAward for Best Film on Social Issues for #PadMan. All I can say, â€˜Saari duniya se kaho, Copy That!â€™ Https://t.co/kti4I7DvxO
– Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 9, 2019
Twinkle tweeted, 'When the National Awards were announced, I was in the car. I saw a lot of tweets on Twitter about 'Padman', then it seemed that 'Padman' has got a national award. Something similar happened with Akshay too. Akshay retweeted Twinkle's tweet and said, 'Yes, and the next call came to me. It was encouraging to confirm if we had indeed won the Best Film on Social Issues Award for 'Padman'. All I can say is – say to the whole world, copy that '. Let me tell you, these days Akshay Kumar is busy with the promotion of his upcoming film Mission Mangal. The film is scheduled to release in theaters on August 15.
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