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Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala dedicates his National award to Sushant Singh Rajput; here's what he said

Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala wins National Award for Chhichhore, dedicates it to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala dedicates his National award to Sushant Singh Rajput; here's what he said RCB
Bangalore, First Published Oct 25, 2021, 2:05 PM IST
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Today is a big day for the Indian film industry as the 67th National Film Awards was handed out to awardees by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala also received the National Award for his hit film Chhichhore that won Best Hindi Film, and he dedicated the award to the late Sushant Singh Rajput. Sajid Nadiadwala's heartfelt gesture was embraced and praised by Sushant Singh Rajput's fans, who showered him with massive appreciation and gratitude. Besides Sushant Singh Rajput, the film also featured Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Naveen Polishetty, Tushar Pandey and Saharsh Kumar Shukla in the lead roles.

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Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Chhichhore was the most loved film of that year and even received five nominations at the 65th Filmfare Awards –Best Film, Best Director for Tiwari, Best Story, Best Dialogue and Best Editing. 

Nadiadwala and Grandson took to social media to share the words and feelings of Sajid Nadiadwala as they wrote, "A Moment of Pride for all of us at NGE today as we’ve received the prestigious National Award for #Chhichhore! Thank you @niteshtiwari22 for this special movie! We’re really grateful for all the love & dedicate this award to #SushantSinghRajput ♥️

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Why is Chhichhore loved by many? Because, apart from the great performances, it also resonated with Indian families as it showcased that the journey is far more important than the destination and that losing is as critical a life lesson as winning.


On receiving the 67th National Film Award for Best Hindi film, Sajid Nadiadwala thanked the whole team involved in making Chhichhore and mainly dedicated the award in the loving memory of Sushant Singh Rajput, one of the finest talents to come out from India.

Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment recently declared the theatrical release dates of their upcoming films like Tadap, Bachchan Pandey with Akshay Kumar, 83 with Ranveer Singh and Heropanti 2 with Tiger Shroff.

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