MUMBAI: Pakistani singer-turned-actor Ali Zafar received the Dadasaheb Phalke academy awards here on May 3.
Zafar told, “I have got Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards. I have flown in from Dubai to receive the award personally today. I am feeling honoured for getting such a prestigious award. Received this award of this stature is a huge achievement for me. I am thankful to the academy,”.
The 31-year-old actor made his acting debut in Bollywood in 2010 with a small budget film ” Tere Bin Laden“, which was a surprise hit at the box office. His next outing ” Mere Brother Ki Dulan” alongside Katrina Kaifand Imran Khan, was a hit. His last release was ” London Paris New York“, which also did a decent business at box office.
This event is held annually regarding the celebration of Dada Saheb Phalke Jayanti, where most senior members of various craft of film production sector are honoured by presenting trophies for their outstanding services to the Industry.