Kunal Kemmu won the award for the Best Actor in a Comic Role at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2021 for his role in Lootcase. He then took to Instagram on February 21, 2021, to express how he was actually feeling on receiving the honour. He said that he dedicated the award to the entire team of the film. As part of his caption, he penned, “Honoured, Happy and Humbled! Best Actor (Comedy) #dadasahebphalkeawards". He further went on to mention that the award 'is for the entire team of Lootcase' and 'each one of who made the film shine with their talent'. He wrapped up his note extending gratitude to 'each and everyone who watched enjoyed' and wished well for him and the film.
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The picture that Kemmu posted showed the actor gazing lovingly at his trophy. He is leaning against the wall as he gently held the trophy and smiled down at it. Kunal Kemmu is wearing a red waistcoat over a white kurta. He is sporting oversized glasses and a buzzcut. Many of Kemmu’s followers took the opportunity to congratulate him on his victory all the while telling him that he completely deserved the award.
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Other recipients of the award for various categories were:
Best Actor (Female) - Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak
Best Actor (Male) - Akshay Kumar, Laxmii
Critic's Best Actress - Kiara Advani, Guilty
Critic’s Best Actor - Sushant Singh Rajput
Best Film - Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
Best International Feature Film - Parasite
Most Versatile Actor - Kay Kay Menon
Best Director - Anurag Basu, Ludo
Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Vikrant Massey, Chhapaak
Best Actress in Supporting Role - Radhika Madan
Best Actor (Web Series) - Bobby Deol, Aashram
Best Actress (Web Series) - Sushmita Sen, Aarya
Best Web Series - Scam: 1992
Album of the Year - Titliyaan
Best Television Series - Kundali Bhagya
Photographer of the Year - Daboo Ratnani
Style Diva of the Year - Divya Khosla Kumar
Best Actress in Television Series - Surbhi Chandna
Best Actor in Television Series - Dheeraj Dhoopar
Performer of the Year - Nora Fatehi
Outstanding Contribution to Film Industry - Dharemendra
Outstanding Contribution to Literature in Indian Cinema - Chetan Bhagat
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