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Anupam Kher wins best actor award at New York City International Film Festival

Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award at the New York City International Film Festival for his short film Happy Birthday. Directed by Prasad Kadam, it also stars Aahana Kumra.

UPDATED: May 7, 2021 15:31 IST

Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award for his performance in the short film Happy Birthday at the New York City International Film Festival. The film has been directed by Prasad Kadam and produced by FNP Media. Besides Anupam, Happy Birthday stars Aahan.

ANUPAM KHER BAGS BEST ACTOR AWARD AT NYCIFF

Anupam Kher shared the news of bagging the best actor award with his fans on social media. He also informed them that Happy Birthday won the Best Short Film award at the film festival as well.

He wrote, “Extremely happy to have won the prestigious #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 extremely talented unit especially @aahanakumra for their talent and support!! Jai Ho (sic)!!”

ABOUT HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday marked Anupam and Aahana’s second collaboration. The actors shared screen space in the 2019 film, The Accidental Prime Minister. The film revolves around a man who experiences numerous feelings and his attachment to the one thing he loves. Happy Birthday was nominated at NYCIFF in four categories Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Short Film and Best Director. The film managed to bag two of the awards.

Anupam Kher will be seen next in the political drama, The Kashmir Files. He also has The Last Show directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri in the pipeline. The film also features Satish Kaushik.

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Sourcehttps://www.indiatoday.in/movies/celebrities/story/anupam-kher-wins-best-actor-award-at-new-york-city-international-film-festival-1799835-2021-05-07

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