Vicky Kaushal and Ayushmann Khurrana received hand-written notes and bouquets from Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya Bachchan. The two won the Best Actor Award for their work in 'Uri: The Surgical Strike', and 'Andhadhun' respectively. In his note to Ayushmann Khurrana, Sr. Bachchan wrote: "On your National Award, greetings and wishes for many more to follow" while the excerpt from Amitabh Bachchan's letter to Vicky Kaushal read: "A most deserving National Award... Keep up the good work."
इस सदी के महानायक से जब आपको राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार मिलने की उपलब्धि पर प्रशंसा मिलती है तो वह राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार से कम नहीं होती है।धन्यवाद अमिताभ sir, जया maam 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/SzR9ATRT0t— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) August 13, 2019
After going to on to become one of the biggest hits of this year and being loved across the globe, Vicky Kaushal’s 'Uri: The Surgical Strike' got further recognition as the war drama was honoured with multiple awards at the National Film Awards announced on Friday. While the lead actor was adjudged the Best Actor, sharing it with Ayushmann Khurrana, Aditya Dhar won the Best Director Award. The duo thanked their family, the cast and crew of the movie and the jury for considering them worthy, while dedicating their awards to the Armed Forces.
Earlier, while conveying their gratitude for the victory, both Ayushmann and Vicky had congratulated each other. Ayushmann had written, “Also, a big hug and congratulations to my bro @vickykaushal09..”
Vicky was more profuse, “I’m also very happy to be sharing the award with someone whom I admire, both as a person and as an actor. Ayushmann, congratulations, brother!”
Co-incidentally, both Vicky and Ayushmann had appeared together on ‘Koffee with Karan’ last year.
On the work front, Ayushmann Khurrana will be seen starring in 'Dream Girl', whereas Vicky Kaushal has a plethora of projects lined up which include, 'Udham Singh', 'Takht' and 'Bhoot'.
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