Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who has won his first National Film Award, says that after winning the honour it has made the film “Rustom” even more special for him. Akshay was named the Best Actor for “Rustom” at the 64th National Film Awards. In video Akshay said: “Thank you all, it seems like a very small word right now, but I don’t know how else to express what I am feeling right now. I am truly humbled by this honour”.
Akshay says ‘Rustom’ was a very special role to play. “Getting to wear the country’s Navy uniform is in itself special… Be it for a film. And now this National Award has made this even more special.”
Akshay dedicated his award to his parents, family and wife Twinkle Khanna. Akshay said it was “double celebration” on the set of “Padman”, as Sonam Kapoor — who has won a special mention for her role in the Best Hindi Film “Neerja” was with him