Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has gained the Best Actor award at the New York City International Film Festival for his quick movie titled ‘Happy Birthday’. The movie additionally bagged the Best Short Film award at the distinguished movie pageant. Also starring Aahana Kumra, ‘Happy Birthday’, which was one of many extremely anticipated quick movies of the 12 months. He was directed by Prasad Kadam and produced by FNP Media.
Announcing his win, Anupam tweeted, “Extremely happy to have won the #BestActor award at the #NYCIFF (New York City International Film Festival) for my short film #HappyBirthday. Also thrilled that it got the #BestFilm award too!! Thank you to the entire unit especially @AahanaKumra for their support!! Jai Ho!!”
Talking concerning the win, Anupam Kher informed ANI, “Thank you New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for this great honour. It’s humbling to be declared the Best Actor in this prestigious film festival. The credit goes to the whole young team of ‘Happy Birthday’ and my co-actor Aahana Kumra, thanks to the director Prasad Kadam, and rest team.”
The film’s co-producer Girish Johar stated, “It’s really overwhelming to receive these two awards at an International Film Festival!! Anupam Sir, is a global icon, the more we say, it always falls short. He is pure GENIUS. Ahaana, a nominee for best actress did exceptionally well.”
He additional continued, “Also Prasad is an extremely talented Director and was also nominated for best director! He knows his craft fully & has a great future. He has done wonders & will go places. So excited for receiving this honour with the well knitted Happy Birthday team.”
“This has been a overwhelming information for all of us at FNP Media. Winning 2 awards at a prestigious movie pageant is a milestone. This is because of the collective efforts of entire workforce behind this movie and certainly this movie deserved the award. I’m glad to be a part of this and we hope to give you extra such movies and higher movies quickly.
‘Happy Birthday’ marked Anupam and Aahana’s second collaboration after that includes within the 2019 critically acclaimed film ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. Apart from ‘Happy Birthday’, Anupam has a number of different initiatives within the pipeline together with ‘The Last Show’, ‘Mungilal Rocks’, and ‘The Kashmir Files’.