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IIFA 2017: Salman Khan talks about his nomination for 'Best Actor', says 'awards are not my thing'

Salman Khan, Who Will Be Seen Participating In The Prestigious International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards-2017, Has Admitted That He Isn't Much Keen To Win An Award. In Fact, He Asserted, He Is More Interested In The Rewards From IIFA And Fans.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ranpreet Kaur | Updated on: 02 Jun 2017, 05:58:04 PM
IIFA 2017: Salman Khan talks about his nomination for 'Best Actor', says 'awards are not my thing'

New Delhi:

Salman Khan, who will be seen participating in the prestigious International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards-2017, has admitted that he isn't much keen to win an award. In fact, he asserted, he is more interested in the rewards from IIFA and fans. The superstar has been nominated for the category of 'Best Actor' for his movie 'Sultan'. He will be competing with Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput in the category.

During the recent press conference was IIFA, when Khan was quizzed about who does he think will take home the award, Salman said, “Definitely not me. I believe in the rewards I get from IIFA and fans, but awards are not my thing.”

The 'Dabangg' actor also asserted that he will be a part of everything that will happens in IIFA this year to be held from July 13-15 at MetLife Stadium in New York - be it the performance or award giving ceremony.

“I will be part of everything that happens with IIFA this year. I will be performing on stage on ‘radio’ (a song from his movie ‘Tubelight’)…and maybe giving away an award but not receiving one,” Salman said.

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Talking about the competition from the young actor, Salman admitted that it is difficult to compete with the younger lot of actors today but his fans keep him going. “My fans keep me going. The older you get the harder it is to keep going as you need to compete with your juniors and it is difficult. Today competing with juniors is very difficult,” Khan was quoted as saying.

Currently, Salman Khan is busy promoting his upcoming release 'Tubelight' Helmed by Kabir Khan, the movie also stars Sohail Khan, Chinese actress Zhu Zhu and Matin Rey Tangu. It will hit the screens on June 23, 2017.

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First Published : 02 Jun 2017, 05:53:00 PM