Veteran actor Anil Kapoor is a proud father today as his little princess Sonam has been conferred with one of the most prestigious honour of the country. Sonam Kapoor, on Monday, was felicitated by Nation Film Award for her movie 'Neerja'. It was indeed a proud moment for the Kapoor family, give that 'Neerja' has been considered as one of Sonam's best performance till date where in she was seen essaying the role of late Neerja Bhanot.
While Sonam was all smiles as she got the award from President Pranab Mukherjee, it was daddy Anil Kapoor was seen grinning ear to ear as he chose to capture the proud moment. Anil, who was finding it difficult to hide his happiness, took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his feelings and shared the pictures from the ceremony where Sonam Kapoor was being honures with the National Award.
He captioned the image as, "Clearly cannot contain my excitement! Father turns photographer! Congratulations @sonamakapoor !! So proud!! #NationalFilmAwards".
Kapoor even congratulated Akshay Kumar over his maiden National Award in the best actor category for his movie 'Rustom' ans wrote, "CongratulationsÂ !! So happy for you!! Hard work , talent & discipline has resulted in this win! Well done!
Sonam is way too elated with her achievement. â€œI think I have been doing content-driven films for a couple of years right now, but obviously it (National Award) is an encouragement to doing more of them," she was quoted as saying.